Lesson Objective

In this lesson,
we will learn
about improper
fractions and
mixed fractions.
Also, we will
see how we can
convert from
improper to
mixed fraction
and vice versa.

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About This Lesson

In understanding fractions,
we had seen some ideas behind improper
fractions and mixed fractions.

This lesson will explain these two types of fractions in detail and show how they are related.

Next, we will learn a method to quickly convert between these two types of fractions.

You can proceed by reading the study tips first or watch the math video or try out the practice questions.

This lesson will explain these two types of fractions in detail and show how they are related.

Next, we will learn a method to quickly convert between these two types of fractions.

You can proceed by reading the study tips first or watch the math video or try out the practice questions.

Tip #1 - Understand the difference

An improper fraction can be converted into a mixed fraction.
Note that, these two fractions are equivalent.
The only difference is at the way they are
written. See the picture below:

The math video below will explain more about it.

The math video below will explain more about it.

Tip #2 - Improper to Mixed Fractions

To quickly convert an improper fraction to a mixed
fraction, we can use the 'long division' method.
The picture below shows an example on converting ^{11}/_{5}.

The math video below and the practice questions will explain this in detail.

The math video below and the practice questions will explain this in detail.

Tip #3 - Mixed to Improper Fractions

To quickly
convert a mixed
fraction to an
improper
fraction, we use
the steps shown
in the picture
below.

Below is an example on converting**2 **^{1}/_{5}.

The math video below and the practice questions will explain this in detail.

Below is an example on converting

The math video below and the practice questions will explain this in detail.

Math Video Transcript

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Now, let's try some MCQ questions to understand
this lesson better.

You can start by going through the series of questions on improper fractions and mixed fractions or pick your choice of question below.

You can start by going through the series of questions on improper fractions and mixed fractions or pick your choice of question below.

- Question 1 on converting improper to mixed fractions
- Question 2 on converting mixed to improper fractions

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