# Mixed fractions

Mixed fractions are numbers that consist of an integer part and a fractional part. For example, 2 1/2 is a mixed fraction, where 2 is the integer part and 1/2 is the fractional part.

Mixed fractions can be converted to improper fractions or decimals, and vice versa. To convert a mixed fraction to an improper fraction, you multiply the integer part by the denominator of the fractional part, and then add the numerator of the fractional part to get the numerator of the improper fraction. The denominator remains the same.

For example, to convert 2 1/2 to an improper fraction:

2 1/2 = (2 x 2 + 1)/2 = 5/2

To convert a mixed fraction to a decimal, you add the integer part to the fractional part, expressed as a decimal.

For example, to convert 2 1/2 to a decimal:

2 1/2 = 2 + 0.5 = 2.5

To convert an improper fraction to a mixed fraction, you divide the numerator by the denominator to get the whole number part, and then express the remainder as a fractional part.

For example, to convert 5/2 to a mixed fraction:

5/2 = 2 1/2