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.
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