Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Summary Exercises - Fraction Basics: 12

Answer

$1\frac{3}{8}$

Work Step by Step

To convert $\frac{11}{8}$ into a mixed number or whole number, we must first divide the numerator by the denominator. $11\div8=1$ with a remainder of 3 The quotient will be the whole number part of the mixed number, and the remainder will be the numerator of the fraction part. The denominator will stay the same. Therefore, $\frac{11}{8}=1\frac{3}{8}$.
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