What is 7 2/5 as an Improper Fraction?
Here we will show you how to convert the mixed number 7 2/5 to an improper fraction.
In other words, we will convert 7 2/5, which contains both a whole number and a fraction, to just an improper fraction.
Step 1 - Setup
First, we set up the mixed number 7 2/5 with different colors, so it is easy to follow along:
Step 2 - Multiply
Next, we multiply the whole number by the denominator.
7 x 5 = 35
Step 3 - Add Numerator
Then, we add the numerator to the answer we got in Step 2.
35 + 2 = 37
Step 4 - Solution
Finally, to get the solution, we keep the original denominator and make the numerator the answer from Step 3. Thus, 7 2/5 as an improper fraction is: