Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.2 Mixed Numbers - 2.2 Exercises - Page 124: 37



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. The remainder is the numerator of the fraction part of the mixed number, while the denominator is the same as the denominator of the original improper fraction. $9\div4=2$ Whole number part: 2 Remainder: 1 Denominator: 4 Final answer: $2\frac{1}{4}$
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