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Q: Can a ratio be simplified to a mixed number or whole number?

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293 is not a fraction or a mixed number. It is a whole number, and whole numbers cannot be simplified.

It is the ratio of one whole number to another whole number, which may be expressed as a fraction. The ratio (or fraction) may be simplified by dividing both numbers by the greatest common factor.

Not really...simplified it becomes: 90/2 = 45x2/2 = 45 Which is a whole number with no fraction, and hence not strictly "mixed". However if a question asks for a result to be "simplified to a mixed number" then it is saying do not leave any improper fraction as such but convert them to a mixed number or just a whole number if there is no fractional bit (as in this case).

70 is not a fraction or a mixed number. It is a whole number, and whole numbers cannot be simplified.

82 is not a fraction or a mixed number. It is a whole number, and whole numbers cannot be simplified.

As a mixed number, it is 1 76/100. and as a fraction it is 176/100, both of which can be simplified. It cannot be expressed as a whole number because it is not a whole number.

133 is a whole number and so can be written as in the question. That form cannot be simplified.

They have no fractional part - either in ratio or decimal form. If given in ratio form they can be simplified so that the denominator is 1.

Mixed number contains a whole number and a fraction, a simplified fraction is eg 2/3 rather than 4/6.

A whole number is already simplified?

Yes, a number in a ratio must be a whole number.

Yes, it is improper. An Improper fraction is a fraction that can be simplified as a mixed/whole number. So 5/5 can be simplified to 1.

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