Mixed and improper fractions

subject :math


You may see fractions such as 4/2 shown you may think that these fractions are wrong or don't make any sense but they do! they are improper and are over 1 whole.

What do I do with the improper fractions?

With the confusing fractions just remember how much of that fraction makes a whole for example with 7/2 I remember that 2/2 makes a whole so I count by 2s 2,4,6,8 remember to never go ahead the numerator so I stop at 6 and count how many times I counted by 2s to get there 3 so we have part of our answer 3 but we still have some work count how much you left behind in this case it is 1/2 so finally, the answer is put both the numbers together and get.............. 3 1/2

Mixed numbers

Now you cant have improper fractions without ....................................mixed numbers they have a whole number and a fraction !

and more mixed numbers

A mixed number needs a number and a fraction. remember 3 1/2? YUP! That's a mixed number. Do you see the number and the fraction? 3 the number represents 3 wholes. 1/2 the fractions represents a half of a whole. put them together and you get a mixed number! Its pronounced three and one half. Always remember the and between the number and fraction. Its important !

What do I do with mixed numbers?

A problem like this can be very tricky. You would have to make a mixed number a improper fractions Well To start lets take a mixed number let see .................. How about 2 1/3? lets count by 1/3s lets see 1/3 ,2/3 , 3/3 [ 1] , 4/3 [1 1/3 ], 5/3 [1 2/3] , 6/3 [2] , 7/3 [ 2 1/3] there is your answer 7/3 . remember to keep track of the mixed number form of the improper fractions so you know where to stop.

How mixed numbers are to inproper fractions

Big image

Here these will help you learn more!