# What is 16/5 as a Mixed Number?

16/5 being an improper fraction, we can further write it as a mixed number consisting of a whole and a fractional part.

## Answer: 16/5 as a mixed number is 3 1/5

Let us see the steps to convert an improper fraction to mixed numbers.

**Explanation:**

Let us convert an improper fraction to a mixed number by diving the numerator of the improper fraction by its denominator.

The quotient is to be kept separate.

Hence the quotient of 16 when divided by 5 is 3

The remainder of 16 when divided by 5 is 1

So, the mixed fraction can be written as: Quotient ( Remainder/Divisor) 3 1/5

### Thus, 16/5 as a mixed number is 3 1/5

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