Mixed Numbers & Improper Fractions
A mixed number or mixed fraction is a whole number plus a fraction, like this:
It's equivalent to:
But, apparently, someone came in social-network style and decided to drop the plus sign to make things cleaner.
Remember that hidden plus sign to help you understand mixed fractions.
Improper fractions are just fractions greater than 1. Think of it this way - it's improper to put your feet up and take up more than one seat on the subway. An improper fraction is called improper because it's also more than 1 😬.
Improper Fraction to Mixed Number Calculator
Enter an improper fraction and walk through the step-by-step process of converting it to a mixed number.
Mixed Number to Improper Fraction Calculator
Enter a mixed number and walk through the step-by-step process of converting it to an improper fraction.