What is 5 2/3 as an Improper Fraction?
Here we will show you how to convert the mixed number 5 2/3 to an improper fraction.
In other words, we will convert 5 2/3, which contains both a whole number and a fraction, to just an improper fraction.
Step 1 - Setup
First, we set up the mixed number 5 2/3 with different colors, so it is easy to follow along:
Step 2 - Multiply
Next, we multiply the whole number by the denominator.
5 x 3 = 15
Step 3 - Add Numerator
Then, we add the numerator to the answer we got in Step 2.
15 + 2 = 17
Step 4 - Solution
Finally, to get the solution, we keep the original denominator and make the numerator the answer from Step 3. Thus, 5 2/3 as an improper fraction is: