What is 21/8 as a Mixed Number?
We can see 21/8 is an improper fraction. This can be represented as a mixed number that will have a whole number as well as a fractional part.
Answer: 21/8 in a mixed fraction is 2 5/8.
Let us convert the improper fraction to a mixed number.
Converting an improper fraction to a mixed number involves dividing the numerator by the denominator.
And we keep the quotient part as separate
The quotient of 21 divided by 8 is 2
While the remainder of 21 divided by 8 is 5
the mixed number is written as Quotient (Remainder/Divisor), i.e., 2 5/8