mixed fraction


Definition of Mixed Fraction

  • A Mixed Fraction is a number with a combination of an integer and a proper fraction.

More about Mixed Fraction

  • Mixed fraction is also called as mixed number.
  • An improper fraction can be converted into a mixed fraction and vice versa.

Examples of Mixed Fraction

  • is a mixed number, in which 5 is an integer and is a fraction.
  • is a mixed number, in which – 3 is an integer and is a fraction.
  • is an improper fraction as the numerator is greater than the denominator.

It can be converted into a mixed fraction as:

So, the mixed number is equivalent to improper fraction.

Solved Example on Mixed Fraction

Which of the following is a mixed fraction?
A. 3 +
B.
C.
D.
Correct Answer: C
Solution:
Step 1: A mixed fraction is a combination of an integer and a proper fraction.
Step 2: So, is a mixed fraction.

Related Terms for Mixed Fraction

  • Fraction
  • Improper Fraction
  • Integer
  • Number