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 - Summary Exercises - Fraction Basics - Page 140: 17



Work Step by Step

To convert $\frac{36}{5}$ into a mixed number or whole number, we must first divide the numerator by the denominator. $36\div5=7$ with a remainder of 1 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, $\frac{36}{5}=7\frac{1}{5}$.
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