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say you were given the fraction 21/4. first, see how many times 4 goes into 21, which in this case 4 goes into 21, 5 times. (4x5=20) then you would subtract 20 from 21 ; 21-20=1. your answer would be 5 & 1/4.

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Q: How do you change a inproper fraction into a proper fraction?
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