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What is 21/4 as a mixed number?
An improper fraction is a type of fraction where the numerator is greater than or equal to the denominator.
Answer: 21/4 as a mixed number is 5 1/4.
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 21 by 4. The quotient digit is 5.
Multiply the quotient digit 5 by the divisor 4.
Subtract 20 from 21.
The result of 21 divided by 4 is 5 with a remainder of 1.
Thus, 21/4 as a mixed number is 5 1/4.