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How to convert a whole number into a mixed number?

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    Is this what you need?

    http://www.mathsisfun.com/mixed-fractions.html

    If that didn't help, please post an example of what you're trying to do.

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    Example: 5 - 2 1/3 how do you get the answer? On my example it says the answer is 2 2/3

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    You seem to understand this now -- judging from your later post.

    5 = 4 3/3

    4 3/3 - 2 1/3 = 2 2/3

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    I solve mine a different way but I just want to know how to solve it like that. WHere do you get the 4 from?

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    I borrow 3/3 from 5, giving us 4 3/3

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    Okay thank you

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    You're welcome.

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