### How to Convert Fractions into Mixed Numbers

SALE TODAY: Learn Piano on iOS http://bit.ly/PianoAppSale Mahalo math expert Julie Clark shows you how to convert fractions into mixed numbers. What Are Fractions? --------------------------------------------------------------------- In? mathematics,?fractions?are?ratios. A fraction represents a proportional relationship between a part or parts and the whole. Some?fractions?can be accurately represented with a combination of?whole numbers?and?decimals.?Fractions?can be added, subtracted, multiplied and divided. When changing fractions into decimals and percentages, it is necessary to see fractions as division problems. The top number is divided by the bottom number.? Directions --------------------------------------------------------------------- Convert: 27/5 1. How many times can the denominator go into the numerator??Five times (5 x 5 = 25). The whole number is five. 2. Subtract 25 from 27 to find the numerator of the mixed number. The new numerator is two. 3. Keep the denominator the same. Answer: 5 2/5 The steps correlate with the numbers on the image below. Read more by visiting our page at: http://www.mahalo.com/how-to-convert-fractions-into-mixed-numbers/

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