# What Is a Number Containing a Whole Number and a Fraction?

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A number containing a whole number and a fraction is known as a mixed number. They are written in the form a b/c, where the letter 'a' denotes the whole number. To convert a mixed number to an improper fraction, you first multiply the whole number with the denominator and then add the sum to the numerator.
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