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 Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers, a selection of answers from the Dr. Math archives. Improper Fractions I need help making improper fractions into mixed numbers. Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers What do you do when the numerator of a fraction is bigger than the denominator? Converting Fractions to/from Mixed Numbers How do you change a fraction like 9/5 to a mixed number in simplest form, or a mixed number like 3 1/16 to an improper fraction? Converting Mixed Numbers to/from Improper Fractions How can I change mixed numbers like 1 3/4 into improper fractions, and improper fractions like 7/5 into mixed numbers? Converting Between Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions Pictures and step-by-step instructions for changing mixed numbers to improper fractions and back again. Improper Fractions How can 14/9 be a fraction when you can't have 14 parts of something that's been cut into 9 parts? Multiplying and Dividing Mixed Numbers How do you divide 1 1/2 by 9/10 or multiply 8 1/4 by 2 2/3? Ordering Improper Fractions How can I explain ordering improper fractions?