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There are two types of fractions : proper fractions and improper fractions. Proper fractions are those fractions whose numerator is less than its denominator. Improper fractions are those fractions whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator.

A mixed number is the sum of a whole number and a proper fraction. An improper fraction can be converted to a mixed number by dividing the numerator by the the denominator. The quotient will be the whole number, the remainder will be the new numerator, and the denominator remains the same.

Example: Convert to a mixed number
Divide 131 by 75 using long division. It turns out that the quotient is 1 and the remainder is 56 . Use the quotient 1 as the whole number, the remainder 56 as the new numerator and keep the same denominator. So converted to a mixed number is .

Convert Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions Worksheets For This Skill More Skills Free Online Tests Trial

To convert a mixed number to an improper fraction, we multiply the whole number by the denominator, and add the numerator to the product to get the numerator for the improper fraction. Keep the same denominator in the improper fraction.

Example: Convert to an improper fraction

So converted to an improper fraction is .

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