Here we will show you how to convert the improper fraction 43/21 to a mixed number (aka mixed fraction). We start by setting up the fraction below.
43  
21 
Step 1  Find Whole Number
Calculate out how many times the denominator goes into the numerator. To do that, divide 43 by 21 and keep only what is to the left of the decimal point:
43 / 21 = 2.0476 = 2
Step 2  Find New Numerator
Multiply the answer from Step 1 by the denominator and deduct that from the original numerator.
43  (21 x 2) = 1
Step 3  Get Solution
Keep the original denominator and use the answers from Step 1 and Step 2 to get the answer. 43/21 as a mixed number is:
2 

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Terminology & Explanation
43 above the division line is called the numerator and 21 below the divison line is called the denominator.
We call the line that separates 43 and 21 the division line. It is also known as the fraction bar or vinculum.
43/21 is an improper fraction because the numerator is greater than the denominator.
A mixed number is an integer (whole number) and a proper fraction.
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