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Because say if you drew a number line and you couldonly write numbers from 0 to1.Those two are whole numbersthis numbers right here whichare 1 and 1/3 is a mixed number

A mixed number has a whole number and a fraction. If the whole number part of a mixed number is less than a whole number, then the mixed number will be less than the whole number. For example,

7 1/3 < 8

23 3/4 < 100

4 1/2 > 4

Any number between ' 1 ' and ' 2 ' is a mixed number, but

it's less than any whole number that's greater than 1.

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Is a mixed number always greater than a whole number explain?

No.The mixed number 21/2, for example, is greater than the whole number 2, but smaller than the whole number 3.In fact, given any mixed number (which does have a fractional part), it is always possible to find a pair of consecutive whole numbers such that the mixed number is between them.

Is a mixed number greater than a whole number?

Not always as for example 4 is greater than 3 and 3/4

Is mix number always greater than a whole number?

no. lets use 10,000,000,000,000, which is a whole number, and 1 1/2, which is a mixed number. all a mixed number is is a mix of fractions and whole numbers,

Does a mixed number always greater than a whole number?

NO because 1 and 1\2 is greater than 1 but less than 2. And 2 is a whole number.

What is 920 as a mixed number?

How do you write 920% as a fraction, mixed number or whole number?

Can a mixed number have a whole number and a fraction with the numerator greater than the denominator?

Sure, you can write it that way. But for the final result, you should always convert it to a mixed number in standard form, or to an improper fraction.

Is the product of two mixed numbers always greater than 1?

Yes, yes it is. Because a mixed number must have a whole number in it. Therefore, being multiplied only makes it bigger.

What is a mixed number?

It can't be one. Mixed numbers are greater than one. As a fraction 0.222... = 2/9 As a mixed number consists of a whole number and a fraction you could say it is the whole number 0 and the fraction 2/9 = 0&sup2;/&#8329; as a mixed number, but the absolute value of a mixed number is usually greater than 1.

When you divide a mixed number by a fraction less than 1 will the quotient be greater or less than the whole number?

It will be greater.

O.45 as a mixed number?

A mixed number has a whole number and a fraction. It should be greater than 1. You can have the fraction 9/20.

Why the result of addition of two mixed number is not always a mixed number?

The fractions could add up to a whole number.

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