## Mixed Numerals and Improper Fractions

Summary
Mastering the conversion between mixed numerals and improper fractions is crucial for GRE test-takers, especially for performing calculations involving multiplication, division, or powers.
• Improper fractions have numerators larger than their denominators, while mixed numerals combine an integer with a fraction less than 1.
• Converting between mixed numerals and improper fractions is essential, as the GRE may present numbers in either form.
• Mixed numerals are useful for locating fractions on a number line but are less effective than improper fractions for calculations.
• In operations involving multiplication, division, or powers, converting mixed numerals to improper fractions simplifies the process and reduces errors.
• Practice problems demonstrate the process of converting mixed numerals to improper fractions for calculations, then converting back to select the correct answer.
Chapters
00:05
Understanding Mixed Numerals and Improper Fractions
00:56
Converting Between Forms
03:25
Strategic Use of Number Forms
06:00
Practical Application and Problem Solving