mixed number


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mixed number

n.
A number, such as 7 1/4 , consisting of an integer and a fraction or decimal.

mixed′ num′ber


n.
a number consisting of a whole number and a fraction or decimal, as 4½ or 4.5.
[1535–45]

mixed number

(mĭkst)
A number, such as 7 3/8 , consisting of a whole number and a fraction.
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"But I taught him about dividing fractions and how to make an improper fraction and a mixed number."
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For example, a problem-solving behavior to solve a fraction question such as "adding mixed fractions" could be as follows: converting a mixed number to an improper fraction, reducing fractions to a common denominator, adding fractions with common denominators, and converting an improper fraction to a mixed number.
One way of doing this question is to do a mixed number subtraction.
Such fractions can be expressed as a mixed number by dividing the numerator by the denominator, as shown below:
What could very well be involved is that mixed number antecedents cause no difficulties; disregarding distributive uses of, say, the singular (with multiple singular antecedents), singular plus dual or plural will trigger plural agreement.
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Students soon realise that there are too many parts for one whole shape and the result will create a whole and a part-a mixed number. The previous work on mixed numbers and equivalent fractions is an essential foundation for effective understanding of computations involving fractions.
This error is a student-developed modification of the poorly understood short-cut algorithm for renaming a mixed number as an improper fraction (see Category I example E).
It confuses students who correctly learned that the word 'and' is used in mathematics only when signifying a mixed number (common fraction or decimal).
Three of them (Mixed Number Addition, Unlike Denominator of the Fractions Computation Test, Whole Number Multiplication of the ITBS Computation) showed statistically significant variation in the relationship of pretest to posttest at the teacher level.