# 17/4 as a Mixed Number

A mixed number is a fraction that contains a whole and a fraction. It is obtained when the numerator and denominator of an improper fraction are divided and is written as Quotient (Remainder/Divisor).

## Answer: 17/4 as a mixed number is 4 ¼.

Let us divide 17 by 4 and understand how the mixed number is obtained.

**Explanation:**

To find the mixed number of the fraction 17/4, you will find the closest number to 17 divisible by 4. Here it is 16.

4 x 4 = 16

When 17 is divided by 4, the quotient is 4, the remainder is 1, and the divisor is 4.

Now that we have gotten a new numerator, we will give us the final answer in the mixed number form.

### Hence, 17/4 can be written as a mixed number, 4 1/4**.**

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