Improper Fraction to Mixed Number Calculator: Improper fraction to mixed number converter is an online tool that gives the equivalent value in mixed number for the given improper fraction. Enter the improper fraction in the input field provided for the calculator and then click on the enter to get the mixed number. Make your calculations fast with the handy tool.
Here are some samples of Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers calculations.
We listed enough examples that show the work so that you can follow and learn along. In addition, the calculator will give you step by step explanation for the conversion process from Improper Fraction to Mixed Number.
In Maths, Fraction is defined as the ratio of two numbers. It is in the form of a/b. The top number in the fraction is called the numerator and the bottom number in the fraction is called the denominator. Fractions are usually classified into the following types. They are along the lines
Proper Fraction - Numerator Value is less than the Denominator Value.
Improper Fraction - Numerator Value is greater than the Denominator Value.
Mixed Number - It is a combination of natural numbers and a proper fraction.
Usually, the improper fraction doesn't have a whole number and includes numerator greater than the denominator. You can simplify these fractions to mixed number in few simple steps
Step 1: Use Long Division Method
The very first step you need to follow while converting from Improper Fraction to Mixed Number is to do long division. Use Long Division Method to find the quotient and remainder. In the Long Division Method Numerator is the dividend and the denominator is the divisor.
Step 2: Rewrite the Quotient and Remainder to Mixed Number
In the second step, you need to rewrite the fraction as a mixed number using the quotient and remainder you got in the initial step along with the original denominator. To do so, set the quotient as the whole number and remainder as the numerator and original denominator as the denominator.
If you feel the whole conversion process tedious and time taking don't worry you can always rely on our Improper Fraction to Mixed Number Calculator.
Convert Improper Fraction 7/3 into Mixed Number?
Step 1: Given Improper Fraction 7/3
In this Dividend = 7, Divisor = 3
Using Long Division method for converting an improper fraction to mixed number
On dividing the number 7 by 3 we will have the quotient as 2 and remainder 1.
Rewriting the Quotient and Remainder to obtain the mixed number.
Quotient Value 2 will become the whole number and remainder 1 as the numerator and the original denominator as the denominator.
Thus, 7/3 = 2 1/3
That's it, you have got the improper fraction as a mixed number.
Procedure to use Improper Fraction to Mixed Number Calculator is as under
1. How do you change Improper Fraction to Mixed Number?
You can use the long division method to obtain the quotient and remainder. After getting the quotient and remainder set the quotient as the whole number and remainder as the numerator and original denominator as the denominator.
2. What is a Mixed Number?
A Whole number and a fraction combined into one is called Mixed Number or Mixed Number. For Example, 2 1/3 is a mixed fumber as it has whole number and fraction part.
3. What is an Improper Fraction?
The fraction in which Numerator Value is greater than the Denominator Value is called an Improper Fraction. For instance, 5/ 3 is an improper fraction.
4. Where can I find Improper Fraction to Mixed Number Solved Examples?
You can find Improper Fraction to Mixed Number Solved Examples with step by step explanation on our page.