# How to Convert an Improper Fraction Into a Mixed Number

This is an article that hopes to give some insight for people who are struggling to learn fractions. This is a how-to on turning an improper fraction into a mixed number.

Converting an improper fraction to a mixed number is the same as converting a mixed number into an improper fraction. However you are going to do the steps in reverse. To understand converting a mixed number to an improper fraction, please visit the following link.

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**Converting An Improper Fraction To A Mixed Number**

**Step 1**

Divide the numerator by the denominator. The quotient, disregarding the remainder, is the integral part of the mixed number.

**Step 2**

Place the remainder, if any, over the denominator. This is the fractional part of the mixed number.

Here is an example of how to change an Improper Fraction into a mixed number.

36/13

**Step 1**

36 (numerator) / 13 (denominator)= 2 with a remainder of 10

**Step 2**

The mixed number is now 2 10/13.

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On February 17, 2012 at 10:39 am

If only they made fractions this easy at school we would all be mathematicians. I was a maths teacher by the way.