Q: Should you change a ratio from an improper fraction to a mixed number?

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Some numbers are improper fractions and some are not. For example, 1/2 or 0.5 is a number but not an improper fraction. And there is no way in which you can express it as an improper fraction.

You change them into improper or topheavy fractions.

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

you have to multiply the top and bottom number by the same number

Change the whole number into an improper fraction with the same denominator as the fraction and then subtract accordingly

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Some numbers are improper fractions and some are not. For example, 1/2 or 0.5 is a number but not an improper fraction. And there is no way in which you can express it as an improper fraction.

twelve eighths is already in improper fraction, an improper fraction is a fraction which has a numerator (top number) larger than the denominator (bottom number)

You change them into improper or topheavy fractions.

If its not an improper fraction then you cant....

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

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I don't think you can but, you can change an improper fraction to a decimal.

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you have to multiply the top and bottom number by the same number

You change it into an improper fraction, then simplify it, then if you want to, change it back to a mixed number.

595/24 is an improper fraction; to change it to mixed number = 24 19/24