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Q: Why change mixed numbers to improper fractions?
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How do you put fractions and mixed numbers from least to greatest?

Change the mixed numbers to improper fractions, find a common denominator and proceed.

How do you explain what i need to do if the sum of the mixed numbers includes an improper fraction?

Change the mixed numbers into improper fractions and carry out the calculations accordingly

Do you multiply when you do mixed numbers?

Change the mixed numbers into improper fractions. Multiply and then change back to a mixed number in reduced form as necessary.

How do you subtract mixed numbers and improper fractions.?

First you would want to change the mixed number to an improper fraction. Then you can subtract

How do I add improper fractions?

Change them into mixed numbers and add the integers and fractions together ensuring that the fractions have a common denominator.

Do you change a mixed number into an improper number while adding and subtracting?

you do what makes sense given the numbers, if the fractions work out beautifully, you can just leave them as mixed numbers, otherwise it's best to keep them as improper fractions

Why do you change mixed numbers to improper fractions before multiplying and dividing?

Simplicity of calculation

How do add mixed improper fraction?

Mixed numbers can be converted to improper fractions. Improper fractions can be added the same way proper fractions are.

How is multiplying mixed numbers different than multiplying fractions?

if you have mixed numbers you make them into improper fractions before you multiply

When dividig fractions what do you change a mixed number into?

You change them into improper or topheavy fractions.

How do you divide numbers and mixed fractions?

by certain numbers you dived both numbers in the fraction 2,3,5,7 & i think there are more but i can't think of them. for mixed numbers i only know how to change them to improper fractions :-/

Do architects use mixed numbers and improper fractions?


How do you times mixed numbers?

turn them into improper fractions

How do you change 3 over 21 in a mixed number?

You can't. That is a proper fraction. You can only turn improper fractions into mixed numbers

How are improper fractions and mixed numbers different to proper fractions?

In case of Proper fractions the numerator is lesser than the denominator. Whereas in case of improper fractions and mixed fractions the numerator is greater than denominator.

How do you write equivalent mixed fractions?

Change them to improper fractions and double them.

How is adding mixed numbers the same as adding fractions?

Mixed numbers can be converted to improper fractions. Then, it is exactly the same as adding proper ones.

How to change a fraction to a whole number?

Proper fractions are less than 1, so they can't change into whole numbers. Some improper fractions can change into whole numbers. 4/2 = 2 Most improper fractions change into mixed numbers (a whole number with a fraction) To change an improper fraction to a mixed number, divide the denominator into the numerator. The result is the whole number. The remainder gets put over the original denominator. 22/7 = 3 and 1/7

What how do you convert fractions and mixed numbers to decimals?

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

How do you subtract fractions with mixed numbers and like denominators?

Convert them to improper fractions and proceed.

Explain why you do not have to change mixed numbers to improper fractions before you find the LCD?

because they are going to have the same denominator.

How do you subtract mixed form by another mixed form?

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.

What is the mixed numbers?

Improper fractions can be changed into mixed numbers as for example 9/4 = 2 and a 1/4

How do you make a mixed number to a whole number?

Mixed numbers usually become improper fractions, not whole numbers.

What is 16 over 7 in mixed numbers and improper fractions?

2 2/7 (mixed). 16/7 is already improper.

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