Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions

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Lesson Description:

Learn what mixed numbers and improper fractions are and how to convert between the two representations.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is a proper fraction?
  • What are some examples of proper fractions?
  • What is an improper fraction?
  • What are some examples of improper fractions?
  • What is a mixed number?
  • How do you convert an improper fraction to a mixed number?
  • How can you think about improper fractions and mixed numbers using pieces of a pie?
  • How can you convert 5/3 to a mixed number?
  • How can you convert 5/2 to a mixed number?
  • How can you convert 25/7 to a mixed number?
  • How can you convert 9/9 to a mixed number?
  • How do you convert a mixed number to an improper fraction?
  • How do you convert 2 1/3 to an improper fraction?
  • How do you convert 5 3/4 to an improper fraction?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This video is a very simple introduction to fractions -- proper / improper fractions and mixed numbers are discussed, and converting between improper fractions and mixed numbers is explained using pictures and with just numbers. Several examples are shown and all steps are explained very clearly.