Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.2 Mixed Numbers - 2.2 Exercises: 34

Answer

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Work Step by Step

To convert an improper fraction into a mixed number, you must first divide the numerator by the denominator. The quotient (excluding the remainder) forms the whole number part of the mixed number. Since $48\div6=8$ with no remainder, the fraction can be written as the whole number 8 with no fraction part.
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