# 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 \(2\dfrac{5}{8}\).

Let us convert the improper fraction to a mixed number.

**Explanation:**

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., \(2\dfrac{5}{8}\)