# What is 17/6 as a Mixed Number?

17/6 being an improper fraction, it can be further written as a mixed number consisting of a whole and a fractional part.

## Answer: 17/6 as a mixed number is 2 5/6

Below are the steps to convert an improper fraction to mixed numbers.

**Explanation:**

Convert improper fraction to a mixed number by diving the numerator of the improper fraction by its denominator.

The quotient should be kept separate.

Hence the quotient of 17 when divided by 6 is 2

The remainder of 17 when divided by 6 is 5

So, the mixed fraction can be written as: Quotient ( Remainder/Divisor) 2 5/6