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Q: How can you tell the difference between an improper fraction and a mixed number?

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Improper Fraction.

You do not do anything. An improper fraction IS a real number.

Some numbers are improper fractions and some are not. For example, 1/2 or 0.5 is a number but not an improper fraction. And there is no way in which you can express it as an improper fraction.

A proper fraction is a fraction whose numerator is less than its denominator, meaning its value is less than 1. An improper fraction is one whose numerator is greater than its denominator, meaning its value is more than 1. An improper fraction can always be written as a mixed number ... an integer plus a proper fraction.

A mixed number can be converted to an improper fraction.

No, it is not an improper fraction. It is a whole number.

If you are using the same number, then the improper fraction and mixed number are equal.

An Improper Fraction is when the top number is bigger than the bottom number

twelve eighths is already in improper fraction, an improper fraction is a fraction which has a numerator (top number) larger than the denominator (bottom number)

Convert the mixed number into an improper fraction then divide the fraction and improper fraction as normal (invert the divisor and multiply) and simplify the result (including converting any improper fraction into a mixed number)

No. It can be a number between two positive integers.

If it's between 0.5 and 1, it would not be an improper fraction or a mixed number. Try 3/4

An improper fraction is a fraction. It can't become a proper fraction.

An improper fraction is a fraction in which the top number (numerator) is largerthan the bottom number (denominator).Such a fraction can always be converted to a whole number plus sometimes a'proper' fraction.Examples:The improper fraction 45/15 = 3 .The improper fraction 10/7 = 13/7 .

43 is an integer, not an improper fraction nor a mixed number.

-- If the numerator and denominator of the fraction are both whole numbers,then the fraction is definitely a rational number.-- Even if they're not both whole numbers, it still canbe a rational number.-- Makes no difference whether the fraction is negative or positive, improper or proper.

It is 1.5 and as an improper fraction it is 3/2

9/8 is an improper fraction.

multiply the denominator by the whole number then add the numerator and you have an improper fraction

By changing the mixed number into an improper fraction and ensuring that they both have the same denominators simply then subtract one improper fraction from the other improper fraction.

An improper fraction is a ratio of two integers in which the absolute value of the numerator is largerr than the denominator. A mixed number is a number that comprises two parts: an integer part and a part that is a proper fraction.

Any whole number can become an improper fraction by putting it over one. 9 = 9/1

An improper number is when the numerator is larger than the denominator which is named a improper fraction.

That's by the way "improper fraction" is defined. An improper fraction is a number greater than one, written as a single fraction.

4.25 as an improper fraction is 17/4.