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# What is 12/8 as a mixed number?

An improper fraction is a type of fraction where the numerator is greater than the denominator.

## Answer: 12/8 as a mixed number is 1 4/8 or 1 1/2

Let's look at how to convert an improper fraction into a mixed number.

**Explanation:**

The numerator is divided by the denominator to convert an improper fraction to a mixed number.

Divide 12 by 8. The quotient digit is 1.

Multiply the quotient digit 1 by the divisor 8.

Subtract 8 from 12.

The result of 12 divided by 8 is 1 with a remainder of 4.

Mixed Fractions are written as Quotient (Remainder/Divisor)

### Thus, 12/8 as a mixed number is 1 4/8 or 1 1/2.

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