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Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions. Lesson 4-3. Vocabulary. A proper fraction has a numerator that is less than its denominator. An improper fraction has a numerator that is more than or equal to its denominator. A mixed number shows the sum of a whole number and a proper fraction.

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### Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions

Lesson 4-3

A proper fraction has a numerator that is less than its denominator.

An improper fraction has a numerator that is more than or equal to its denominator.

A mixed number shows the sum of a whole number and a proper fraction.

Proper Fractions

Improper Fractions

5

7

12

9

10

9

8

3

Mixed Numbers

8

3

3

17

5

20

• Multiply the denominator of the fraction by the whole number.

• Add the product to the numerator.

• The resulting sum is the numerator of the improper fraction.

• The denominator remains the same.

4

2

14

3

3

Any whole number can be changed into an improper fraction:

• Divide the denominator into the numerator.

• The quotient becomes the whole number part of the mixed number.

• The remainder is the numerator of the fraction.

• The divisor is the denominator of the fraction.

2

whole number

13

5

13

5

10

3

numerator

denominator

3

2

5

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