An improper fraction has a top number larger than the bottom number. A mixed number is a whole number and proper fraction together. 1. Click the link and watch the video about mixed numbers and improper fractions. 2. Tap 3. Page 1 - Look at he pictures and write it as an improper fraction and a mixed number. 4. Page 2 - Write the following improper fractions as mixed numbers. 5. Press to submit your work. Parent Why: Although improper fractions are more convenient for precise arithmetic, mixed numbers are easier to use when making mental estimates or actually measuring things. Some say that mixed numbers are more real life, for example in recipes and in dividing physical quantities between people.
Number knowledge learning about fractions. Students should understand that fractions are parts of a whole. Students will need basic understanding of multiplication and division to be able to complete this task.