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try to divide both numerator and denominator by a number until both numbers are not decimals. example: 2/4 can be simplified to 1/2 by dividing by 2

Turning Fractions Into Mixed NumbersTo turn a fraction into a mixed number, divide the numerator by the denominator to get the whole number. Then take the remainder and put it over the existing denominator to get the fraction. For example, to find the mixed number for 5/3:5 divided by 3 equals 1 with a remainder of 2.1 is the whole number.Put the remainder 2 over the current denominator of 3.2/3 is the fraction.The answer is 1 2/3.

No, -3 is a rational number. All fractions are rational along with all decimals that terminate or repeat. (this applies to both positive and negative numbers.)

The Density Property states that, between two rational numbers on a number line there is another rational number. Mark some fractions on a number line. No matter how dense the number line is, there still is another number between the two numbers.

Any fraction can be written in many different ways.For example, 1/2 of a cake is the same amount of cake as 4/8ths, or 8/16ths. 3/4 of 100 dollars is the same as 75/100ths of 100 dollars.We say that 1/2, and 4/8 and 8/16 are equivalent fractions. 3/4 and 75/100 are equivalent too.If you take any fraction and multiply both the top number and the bottom number by the same amount, the fraction means the same as before. It doesn't matter what that amount is, as long as it's the same.This also means that you can divide the top and bottom numbers by the same amount too. 12/18 = 6/9. We divided the top and bottom numbers by 2. But we can divide by 3 as well. 6/9 = 2/3. This is the simplest form we can write the fraction in.So to turn a fraction into its simplest form, you go on dividing the top and bottom numbers by whatever whole number you can until you can't divide any more.90/150 = 9/15 (dividing by 10)9/15 = 3/5 (dividing by 3)So 90/150 in its simplest form is 3/5

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what is dividing fractions and mixed numebers

you cant divide mixed numbers

You change the mixed number into an inproper fraction.

Yes.

When dividing mixed numbers and fractions you have toLeave the first pair of numbers.Change the division symbol into a multiplication symbol.Then flip the other pair of numbers.Last SOLVE!

When dividing fractions and mixed numbers, the most important step is to convert the mixed number into a single fraction. E.g. 1, 1/3 should be written as 4/3.

what is the definition for dividing mixed numbers

A mixed number can be converted into an improper fraction. Mixed numbers as improper fractions can be divided just like any other fraction. To convert a mixed number to an improper fraction multiply the whole number by the denominator and add the original numerator to give the new numerator and put this over the original denominator.

Mixed fractions can't become whole numbers.

It depends on the numbers. For example, dividing by 1 1/2 (one and a half) is exactly the same as dividing by 3/2, since both represent the same number.In general, if you divide by a larger number, the result will be less.

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

To combine the fractions or subtract the fractions. Same method with mixed numbers.

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