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what is 12/7 the mixed number ?

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ryleaguurl | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 21, 2013 at 9:58 PM via web

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what is 12/7 the mixed number ?

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baxthum8 | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Associate Educator

Posted October 21, 2013 at 10:02 PM (Answer #1)

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What is `12/7`  as a mixed number?

To find the mixed number, divide `12` by `7` .

How many times can `7` go into `12` ?  1 time.  This is your whole number.

Next subtract 7 from 12, this is the remainder when dividing. This gives a remainder of 5.  This is your numerator.  The denominator is your divsor, 7, or the same denominator as the fraction.

`12/7 = 1 5/7`

The solution is `1 5/7.`

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sid-sarfraz | Student, Graduate | (Level 2) Salutatorian

Posted December 20, 2014 at 7:27 PM (Answer #2)

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QUESTION:-

What is   as a mixed number?

SOLUTION:-

Mixed number or mixed fraction is a mixture of whole number and fraction. It contains the whole number and the decimal value in form of fraction.

Now we need to know 12/7 as a mixed fraction.

Divide 12 by 7 i.e., 7 x 1 = 7 and the rest remaining value will be 12 - 7 = 5;

`12/7=1(5/7)`

`Answer 1(5/7).`

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