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 141: 25



Work Step by Step

To write $11\frac{5}{6}$ as a mixed number, we must multiply the whole number in front of the fraction and the denominator together. $11\times6=66$ Next, take the sum of the number above and the numerator. $66+5=71$ This will be the numerator of the mixed number. We will use the original denominator as the denominator of the mixed number. Therefore, $11\frac{5}{6}=\frac{71}{6}$.
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