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WALT: convert between mixed number and improper fractions



To convert an improper fractions to a mixed number:

  • Divide the numerator by the denominator.
  • Write down the whole number answer
  • Then, write down any remainder above the original denominator.


To convert a mixed fraction to an improper fraction:

  • Multiply the whole number by the fraction's denominator.
  • Add that to the numerator
  • Then, write the answer on top of the denominator.



Click on the link below and have a read, to remind yourself how to convert between mixed number and improper fractions.


Complete the work sheet (click on the link below) in your maths book