   Chapter 2.I, Problem 6RE ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447

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Section ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447
Textbook Problem

# Convert the following improper fractions to whole or mixed numbers. 26 8 = 3 2 8 = 3 1 4 _ _

To determine

To calculate: The mixed form or whole number form of the improper fraction 268.

Explanation

Given Information:

The given fraction is 268.

Formula used:

Any fraction can be converted to mixed or whole number form by the use of these basic steps:

Step1: Divide the numerator of fraction by denominator.

Step2: If remainder comes out as 0 then the given improper fraction becomes a whole number

Step3: If there is a remainder then write the whole number and then write fraction as:

whole numberRemainderDivisior

Calculation:

In the given fraction 268,8 is the divisor and 26 is the dividend.

Now, divide the above fraction,

832624_ 2

The given improper fraction divides 3 times with remainder 2.

Now remainder 2 will become the numerator and divisor 8 will be the denominator of a new fraction and multiply this new fraction with whole number 3

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