## Mixed Numerals and Improper Fractions

Summary

Mastering the conversion between mixed numerals and improper fractions is crucial for efficiently solving GRE math problems, especially in operations involving multiplication, division, and exponentiation.

- Improper fractions have numerators larger than denominators, while mixed numerals combine an integer with a fraction less than one.
- Converting between mixed numerals and improper fractions is essential, as the GRE may present numbers in either form.
- Mixed numerals are useful for visualizing fractions on a number line, but improper fractions are superior for calculations involving multiplication, division, or powers.
- When faced with GRE problems involving calculations, convert mixed numerals to improper fractions for easier computation, then convert back to mixed numerals if necessary.
- Practical exercises demonstrate the process of converting between mixed numerals and improper fractions and highlight the strategic advantage of using improper fractions for complex operations.

Chapters

00:05

Understanding Mixed Numerals and Improper Fractions

00:56

Converting Between Forms

03:25

Strategic Use of Each Form

06:00

Practical Application and Problem Solving