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**To rename mixed numbers in simplest form, simply multiply the denominator by the whole number and add the numerator, putting that answer over the original denominator.** The answer results in a numerator that is larger than the denominator.

Changing mixed numbers to a simple fraction makes certain mathematical problems easier to complete. There are not many steps to the process and, once learned, it is quite easy to do.

**Step 1: Multiply the denominator by the whole number**

Multiply the denominator, or the number on the bottom of the fraction, by the whole number in the mixed number. For example, using the fraction 2 3/5, one multiplies 5 times 2 to get 10.

**Step 2: Add the answer from Step 1 to the numerator**

Take the answer from the multiplication step and add it to the numerator, or the number on top of the fraction. Using the 2 3/5 example, one adds 10 to 3, resulting in 13.

**Step 3: Put the answer into fraction form**

Take the final answer from step 2 and put it over the original denominator. Using the 2 3/5 example, one takes the answer from step 2, 13, and puts it over the original denominator of 5. This results in a final simple fraction of 13/5.

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