Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Summary Exercises - Fraction Basics: 14

Answer

$2\frac{2}{3}$

Work Step by Step

To convert $\frac{8}{3}$ into a mixed number or whole number, we must first divide the numerator by the denominator. $8\div3=2$ with a remainder of 2 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, $\frac{8}{3}=2\frac{2}{3}$.
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