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Posted: 2014-09-05
Improper Fraction to Mixed Number
Improper Fraction to Mixed Number
$${a \over b} = quotient + {remainder \over divisor}$$

To convert an Improper Fraction to a Mixed Number:

• • Divide the numerator by the denominator (with long division)
• • The result (quotient) of the division becomes the who part of the mixed number
• • The fractional part of the mixed number is the remainder over the original denominator

To convert the other way, use this formula: http://automathic.org/158_convert-a-mixed-number-to-an-improper-fraction