# How do you write 2 1/4 an improper fraction?

Jun 5, 2018

$2 \frac{1}{4} = \frac{9}{4}$

#### Explanation:

From mixed fraction to an improper fraction:

$\text{the numerator of the improper fraction}$

$= \text{denominator" xx "the whole number" + "the numerator of the mixed fraction}$

The denominator remains as it is.

So

$2 \frac{1}{4} = \frac{4 \times 2 + 1}{4} = \frac{9}{4}$