## 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