What is a Mixed Number: Definitions and Examples

What is a Mixed Number

Whole number and fraction. Integer with fractional part. Combined whole and fractional. Number with whole units. Mix of integer and fraction.

How to Write

Write whole number. Add space. Write fraction numerator. Add fraction bar. Write fraction denominator.

Convert Improper Fraction to Mixed Fraction

Understand the whole number. Divide by the denominator. Find the remainder. Combine with the whole number. Write as a mixed fraction.

Convert Mixed Fraction to Improper Fraction

Combine whole number and fraction. Multiply whole by denominator. Add numerator to product. Place sum over denominator. Result is improper fraction.

Important note

Whole number and fraction. Integer and fractional part. Combination of number types. Integer plus proper fraction. Whole and partial quantities.