A mixed number contains a whole number and a fraction. To estimate fractions with mixed numbers, add the benchmark of the fraction to the whole number. More »

To divide mixed fractions, begin by changing each number to an improper fraction. This makes it easier to multiply the reciprocal of the divisor and to simplify when possible, then put the answer in its lowest terms. It ... More »

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To multiply mixed fractions, convert them into improper fractions and then multiply the numerators and denominators. Simplify the resulting fraction by dividing the numerator and denominator by a common factor. More »

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To convert an improper fraction to a mixed number, divide the numerator by the denominator and express the quotient as the whole number. Write the remainder as the numerator of the new fraction, keeping the original deno... More »

To add fractions and whole numbers, convert a whole number into a fraction with the same denominator as the fraction that needs to be added. Add up the numerators and keep the denominator the same. More »

To convert a mixed number to its lowest form, one needs to change the mixed number into an improper fraction and then reduce this improper fraction to the lowest possible fraction. To do these conversions, one needs to p... More »

A whole number and a mixed number are simplified by first expressing the sum as a fraction with the same denominator as the proper fraction portion of the mixed number, and then simplifying that fraction if possible. The... More »