# How do you write #15/6# as a mixed number?

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Nov 7, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Lets start off with how many 6's fit into 15...

We know that the whole number will be 2.

Since

So far we have

We can simplify

Nov 7, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Imagine a cake cut into sixths, 6 equal pieces.

How many whole cakes can you make with 15 of these pieces?

2 whole cakes. That takes 12 pieces with 3 left over.

And those 3 pieces are half a cake!!!