Posted by **Anonymous** on Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 4:25pm.

WHAT IS A MIXED NUMBER

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 4:38pm
Check this site for an explanation and an illustration.

http://www.homeschoolmath.net/teaching/f/mixed_numbers.php

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**Chopsticks**, Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 4:38pm
An example of a mix number would be

11/5

What do you think they are?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 4:43pm
11/5 is NOT a mixed number. It is a fraction.

2 1/5 is a mixed number that equals 11/5.

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**Chopsticks**, Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 5:01pm
Your right Ms. Sue. I apologize for the incorrect answer.

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**physics**, Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 5:02pm
11/5 is an improper fraction, once you divide it, it will become a mixed number like MS.Sue said, 2 1/5

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