# How do you turn a mixed number into an improper fraction

A mixed fraction can be converted to an improper fraction by following a few simple steps.

## Answer: A mixed fraction can be converted to an improper fraction by multiplying the whole number with the fraction's denominator and adding that to the numerator, and finally writing that result on top of the denominator.

Let us look at an exampke to understand it better.

**Explanation:**

Let us convert 5¾ into an improper fraction

- Multiply the whole number part by the denominator: 5 × 4 = 20
- Add that to the numerator: 20 + 3 = 23
- Then write that result above the denominator: 23/4

So, 5¾ as an improper fraction would be 23/4