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# How do you convert improper fractions to mixed numbers?

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To convert an improper fraction to a mixed number, divide the numerator by the denominator and express the quotient as the whole number. Write the remainder as the numerator of the new fraction, keeping the original denominator.

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1. Find the whole number

Divide the numerator by the denominator to get the quotient, otherwise known as the whole number.

2. Find the fraction

Express the remainder produced by the division as the numerator of a new fraction that has the same denominator as the old fraction.

3. Write the mixed number

Write the whole number as the coefficient of the fraction. For instance, if the improper fraction is 19/3, the mixed number is 6 1/3.

## Related Questions

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To turn a fraction into a mixed number, you must divide the fraction's numerator by its denominator. Use the number of times the denominator goes into the numerator to represent the whole number, and then use the remaining number to represent the new numerator.

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To convert a mixed number to its lowest form, one needs to change the mixed number into an improper fraction and then reduce this improper fraction to the lowest possible fraction. To do these conversions, one needs to perform a few calculations. One also has to understand the definitions of "mixed number," "improper fraction" and "proper fraction."