**Simplify Mixed Numbers**

A mixed number is a combination of a whole number and a fraction. This unique tool will simplify your mixed number to its lowest form.

Please enter your whole number on the left and the fraction on the right then press "Simplify Mixed Number" to simplify it:

**How do we simplify mixed numbers?**

We simplify mixed numbers in three steps:

Step 1) Convert mixed number to an improper fraction.

Step 2) Simplify the improper fraction.

Step 3) Convert the simplified improper fraction back to a mixed number.