What Are Mixed Numbers? - Definition & Examples


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Which one of the answer choices is not a mixed number?

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1. There are 86 jelly beans and 12 children who need to split them evenly. Express how many jelly beans each child can have as a mixed number. (Hint: Simplify your answer)

2. Convert the mixed number, 5 and 1/2, into an improper fraction.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of how mixed numbers are used in math problems. Some vocabulary terms and topics you will need to know to pass the quiz include mixed numbers and how to use mixed numbers in different equations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be tested on the following topics:

  • The difference between fractions and integers
  • How to simplify fractions into mixed numbers
  • How to change mixed numbers into improper fractions

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Making connections- use understanding of the concept of mixed numbers in mathematical equations
  • Problem solving- use acquired knowledge to solve mixed numbers practice problems
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as improper fractions and integers

Additional Learning

To learn more about using mixed numbers, review the accompanying lesson called What Are Mixed Numbers? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Mixed numbers
  • Why we use mixed numbers in math
  • Improper fractions