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Q: How do you find how many fifths are there in a mixed fraction?

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There are infinitely many fractions greater than two fifths; the most obvious answer would be three fifths. A half is also greater than two fifths.

How many times does the denominator go into the numerator? Once. Then whatever's left over makes up the fraction. 7/5 =1 and 2/5

Well a mixed fraction is just a number and a fraction. So in this case, because the fractions denominator is 12, you find how many 12 goes into it. In this ce it is 1. You then take the remainder, 5/12 and put it next to it.1 5/12

In words, as in your question: four-fifths Note, the hyphen is important to indicate it is a fraction.4/54:54÷50.8080%

mixed fraction is a whole number and a fraction combined. 15 years is 15x12 months or 180 months so we have 15 yrs= 180/12 but 180 divided by 12 can be reduced and made into a mixed fraction. 180/ 12 can be written in many ways as a mixed fraction. 14 and 12/12

You have to divide-for example: 17/8 how many times can 8 go into 17? Answer: 2 remainder 1 =2 1/8 (mixed fraction)

Its an improper fraction...which looks like this: 3/2 or 8/3 or 5/2 and many many more :) The way you turn an improper fraction into a mixed fraction (mixed number) is by seeing how many times the denominator goes into the nuerator the number you get is your whole then the remainder is your numerator and the denominator from the improper fraction will be the same denominator in your mixed fraction(mixed number is the same thing as mixed fraction) EXAMPLE: 3/2 2 goes into 2 once so thats my whole: 1 then 1 is left over because 2x1=2 so thats my new numerator then the denominator stays the same so your mixed fraction(mixed number) is 1 1/2

Assume the number is 24 3/5. Express that in improper fraction: (24 * 5 + 3) / 5 = 123 / 5 Then, there are 123 "fifths [or 1/5]" in 24 3/5.

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