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Q: How do your convert improper fractions to mixed numbers?

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How to convert improper fractions to mixed numbers

Convert them to improper fractions and proceed.

Convert any mixed numbers to improper fractions. Once you have a fraction (proper or improper) do the division. 2/4 = 2 divided by 4 = 0.5

Convert them to improper fractions and proceed. The answer will be positive.

Convert the mixed number to an improper fraction and proceed normally.

The easiest is to convert both mixed form numbers to improper fractions, do the subtraction (as normal1) and if the result is an improper fraction convert it to mixed form. 1 by converting the improper fractions to equivalent [improper] fractions with a common denominator and subtracting the resultant numerators.

Convert them to improper fractions with common denominators and proceed.

Convert the fractions into equivalent fractions with the same denominator. In actually adding mixed numbers, it is easier to convert the mixed numbers into improper (top heavy) fractions, do the addition, simplify the resulting fraction and convert any resulting improper fraction back into a mixed number.

Convert them to improper fractions, find a common denominator and proceed.

Convert them to improper fractions, invert the second one and proceed to multiply.

To find a volume you usually need to multiply values together. When working with mixed numbers it is usually easier to convert them into improper fractions, do the calculations and convert any resulting improper fraction into a mixed number. So you don't need to use either format, it's just that improper fractions are easier to manipulate.

convert into a mixed number.

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