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math worksheets > > fractions > > improper fractions

## SuperKids Math Review

### How to Reduce Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers

An improper fraction has a numerator that is greater than or equal to its denominator.
numerator
denominator
To convert from an improper fraction to a mixed number, simply:
a. Divide the numerator by the denominator.
b. Write down the whole number.
c. Place any remainder in the quotient over the denominator.

Example :
Convert 23/7 to a mixed number.

a. 23 ÷ 7 = 3 with a remainder of 2
b. 3 is the whole number
c. 2/7 is the remainder

The final answer is 3 2/7.

go to SuperKids Math Worksheet Creator for Improper Fractions

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