# How do you write 2 1/3 as improper fraction?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 20, 2018

One whole number is three thirds, so two whole numbers would be six thirds. Therefore two whole numbers plus a third would be seven thirds in total.

To change a mixed number to an improper fraction:

Multiply the whole number by the denominator and add the numerator. This answer goes as the numerator above the original denominator.