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1 Converting Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions PowerPoint
2 What is an improper fraction? An improper fraction is a fraction where the numerator is larger than the denominator. Example: 78 3
3 A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction. Example: 7 What is a mixed number?A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction. Example: 712
4 Mixed Numbers vs. Improper Fractions When you convert or change an improper fraction to a mixed number or a mixed number to an improper fraction, the values of each are still the same. Look at how this improper fraction and mixed number represent the same amount.372means we have seven½ pieces121212121212121212means we have 3 wholes and another ½.1212111
5 Converting Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions Multiply the denominator of the fraction by the whole number.Add the numerator to the product.Put that sum over the original denominator.
6 Converting Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions Example 7 Step 1: 2 x 7 = 14 Step 2: = 15 Step 3:12+x152
7 PracticeConvert the following mixed numbers to Improper fractions274913382567
8 Converting Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers Divide the numerator by the denominator.The quotient is your whole number.Put the remainder over the original denominator to get your fraction.
9 Converting Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers Example 7 R15212
10 Practice Convert the following improper fractions to mixed numbers. 19 3446765398974646