How do you write 3½ as an improper fraction?
Improper fraction is a type of fraction where the numerator is greater than or equal to the denominator.
Answer: The improper fraction representation of 3½ is 7/2.
The improper fraction representation of any number are the numbers having larger numerator value than denominator. Such as 6/5, 5/2, etc.
To convert any mixed numbers to improper fractions, use the below steps.
- Firstly, write the mixed number as sum of proper fraction and a whole number.
- Write both the proper fraction and whole number with common denominator.
- Sum using simple summation rules to get the improper fraction.
Therefore, the improper fraction of 3½ is as below
3½ = 3 + 1/2
= 6/2 + 1/2
Thus, the improper fraction representation of 3½ is 7/2.