# What is #9/2# as a mixed number?

##### 2 Answers

Nov 11, 2016

#### Explanation:

#=(4*2+1)/2#

#=(4*2)/2 + 1/2#

#=4*2/2+1/2#

#=4*1+1/2#

#=4+1/2#

#=4 1/2#

Nov 11, 2016

#### Explanation:

An improper fraction means that all the whole numbers are given as fractions.

'Counting in halves' would be:

Or in mixed numbers:

To convert an improper fraction into a mixed number, divide the numerator by the denominator to find out how many whole numbers there are. The remainder is given as a fraction with the same denominator.

Another example: