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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.
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.