Improper fractions

Can someone explain how to change these improper fractions to mixed numbers?

  1. 5/2
  2. 9/4
  3. 17/6

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divide top by bottom and get remainder so 5 div. by 2 = 2 Remainder 1 write the 2 and put the remainder over 2 (the original denominatior) 2 1/2 so 9/4 is 9 div by 4 = 2 remainder 1 so 2 1/4
harvard_man
30 November 2010
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