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For addition, subtraction, division and multiplication with other fractions

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Q: Why change mixed numbers to improper fractions?
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How do you Multiply three or more mixed numbers.?

Convert them to improper fractions and proceed the same way you would multiply two fractions.

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

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.

How do you do dividing fractions and mixed numbers?

You change the mixed number into an inproper fraction.

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

You change them into improper or topheavy fractions.

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

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 do you times mixed numbers?

turn them into improper fractions

Do architects use mixed numbers and improper fractions?


How is multiplying mixed numbers different than multiplying fractions?

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

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

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

Because common denominators allow adding and subtracting of numerators. Improper fractions also have simplified rules over mixed numbers when performing multiplication and division.