







Simplify 
20210205 

From Leslie: To simplify improper fractions, do you convert it to a mixed number or leave as an improper fraction? My daughter had a quiz in which she was supposed to simplify her answers. So, for example, on one question the answer she got was 11/10 and on another question she came up with 17/12. The teacher marked these as incorrect because they were mixed numbers. Her teacher wrote on her paper, "**name**, I even gave this back to you and told you to go through and simplify your answers!" We (her father and I) feel that the teacher wanted her to convert her answers, not simplify them but I haven't been able to find a definitive answer online. So, does simplifying improper fractions mean converting them to mixed numbers? Thank you for your help! Answered by Penny Nom. 





Changing a mixed number to a decimal 
20170923 

From karla: to change an improper fraction into a decimal 5 3/4 equals Answered by Penny Nom. 





2 1/4 x 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 12 4/9 x 3 
20121221 

From Tony: Ok my question
2 1/4 x 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 12 4/9 x 3
I just can't figure out the question ? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Tiling a floor 
20100331 

From shane: a floor in a house is 12'6" in width and 10'4" in length. Tiling the floor with each tile 5" on each side. First express the square footage into an improper fraction. Second express the area of each tile in square feet. Third how many tiles needed to tile the floor. Fourth explain how answers relate to real world Answered by Harley Weston. 





Mixed numbers and multiplication 
20100208 

From Nick: Can you explain how this works, I have been going at it for hours and have a test friday and just cant get my head around the question
3 1\4 * 1/7 * 8
I have to express in lowest terms Answered by Penny Nom. 





Improper fractions 
20100112 

From Blanca: Between which two consecutive natural numbers does the improper fraction 57/56 lie? Answered by Robert Dawson. 





A mixed number 
20080904 

From irena: Need help writing this fraction as whole or mixed number 124/6 Answered by Penny Nom. 





Improper fractions and mixed numbers 
20071212 

From Selah: How do I change an improper fraction to a mixed number? Answered by Penny Nom. 





How do you convert eleven fifteenths into a decimal? 
20071114 

From Lauren: How do you convert eleven fifteenths into a decimal? Answered by Penny Nom and Stephen La Rocque. 





Whole numbers and improper fractions 
20071113 

From Jennifer: I would like to know how you convert whole numbers into improper fractions Answered by Melanie Tyrer. 





Quotient of proper fractions 
20070906 

From Tim: The question asks me to find a counter example for:
the quotient of 2 proper fractions is a proper fraction Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Fractions and mixed numbers 
20070508 

From Amanda: I am having truble with this problem:
WRITE THE FRACTION 8/3 AS A MIXED NUMBER Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Adding improper fractions 
20051125 

From Paula: I would like a simple step by step explanation on how to add improper fractions. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Improper fractions 
20051021 

From Joe: Is a whole number an improper fraction. For example, is 4 an improper fraction? Is 4 an improper fraction? Is 4 the simplest form for 20/5? Are 4 and 20/5 equivalent fractions? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Mixed numbers, whole numbers and improper fractions which are less than 2. 
20020303 

From Dawn: Change each mixed number to a whole number and an improper fraction which is less than 2. 3 1/2 = 2 / Answered by Penny Nom. 

