A fraction in which the numerator is larger than the denominator is called an IMPROPER FRACTION. These are improper fractions.
Fractions like these can be turned into MIXED NUMBERS. A mixed number is a whole number with a fraction added to it. You turn an improper fraction into a mixed number by dividing the numerator by the denominator and making a fraction that goes with it (if there is one) by putting the remainder over the denominator.
The above improper fractions change into mixed numbers by dividing the numerator by the denominator, like this:
