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# Can a mixed number have the same value as an improper fraction?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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Yes, it can. In fact every mixed number has an equivalent improper fraction.

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Yes.

### How do you make a mixed number in to an improper fraction?

The mixed number consists of a whole number and a fraction. Multiply the denominator of the fraction portion by the whole number and to this product add the numerator of the fraction portion. This value is the numerator of the new improper fraction. The denominator of the new improper fraction is the same as the denominator of the original fraction portion of the mixed number.

### A mixed number an have the same value as an improper fraction?

Yes, that is true.

### How can you tell the difference between a mixed number and improper fractions?

An improper fraction is a ratio of two integers in which the absolute value of the numerator is largerr than the denominator. A mixed number is a number that comprises two parts: an integer part and a part that is a proper fraction.

### How do you mulitlpy mixed numbers and fraction?

Convert the mixed number into an improper fraction and then multiply like you normally would. To convert a mixed number into a fraction, take the whole number, multiply it by the denominator and then add the numerator. This value is your new numerator.

### What are examples of mixed fraction?

A mixed fraction is another way of writing fractions. Mixed fractions include a whole number and a fraction. For example, 2-1/2 is a mixed fraction. But it's equivalent value 5/2 is not a mixed fraction but an improper fraction.

### How are mixed numbers and improper fraction related?

they both have a value

### A fraction whose value is one or more?

A fraction whose value is one or more is called an improper fraction, or a mixed fraction, depending on how you write it. For example one-and-a-half can be written as 1 1/2 - this is a mixed fraction. If you write it as 3/2, it is called an improper fraction.

### What is the difference between proper and improper fraction?

A proper fraction is a fraction whose numerator is less than its denominator, meaning its value is less than 1. An improper fraction is one whose numerator is greater than its denominator, meaning its value is more than 1. An improper fraction can always be written as a mixed number ... an integer plus a proper fraction.

### What is 20 out of 3 simplified?

20/3 is a simplified improper fraction. The mixed number form of this value is 7 1/3.

### What is a whole number opposites?

A number which is not a whole number. It could be a fraction whose absolute value is less than one or a mixed (r improper) fraction, an irrational number, an imaginary or complex number, and so on.

### Write ach mixed number as an improper fraction 8 12?

The absolute value of the given fraction is less than 1. Therefore it is not a muxed fraction and it is not possible to represent it as an improper fraction.