How do you write #15/6# as a mixed number?
Lets start off with how many 6's fit into 15...
We know that the whole number will be 2.
So far we have
We can simplify
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!!!