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A top heavy fraction is one in which the top number is greater than the bottom number, such as 7/5. Top heavy fractions are not excepted as final answers. A mixed number is one where the top number is divided into the bottom number, so that it is not top heavy, such as 1 2/5, which is the same as 7/5.

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