    ### Answers − Converting top heavy fractions to mixed numbers

#### 1.    9/5 = 1 4/5

 9 ÷ 5 = 1 with remainder of 4. The 4 becomes the numerator and the denominator is still 5

#### 2.    4/3 = 1 1/3

 4 ÷ 3 = 1 with remainder of 1. The 1 becomes the numerator and the denominator is still 3

#### 3.    3/2 = 1 1/2

 3 ÷ 2 = 1 with remainder of 1. The 1 becomes the numerator and the denominator is still 2

#### 4.    7/4 = 1 3/4

 7 ÷ 4 = 1 with remainder of 3. The 3 becomes the numerator and the denominator is still 4

#### 5.    11/4 = 2 3/4

 11 ÷ 4 = 2 with remainder of 3. The 3 becomes the numerator and the denominator is still 4

#### 6.    15/6 = 2 3/6 = 2 ½

 15 ÷ 6 = 2 with remainder of 3. The 3 becomes the numerator and the denominator is still 6 The fraction 3/6 part of the mixed number can be simplified to ½

#### 15/6 = 5/2 = 2 ½

 First simplify 15/6 = 5/2 5 ÷ 2 = 2 with remainder of 1. The 1 becomes the numerator and the denominator is 2

#### 7.    17/8 = 2 1/8

 17 ÷ 8 = 2 with remainder of 1. The 1 becomes the numerator and the denominator is still 8

#### 8.    18/4 = 4 2/4 = 4 ½

 18 ÷ 4 = 4 with remainder of 2. The 2 becomes the numerator and the denominator is still 4 The fraction 2/4 part of the mixed number can be simplified to ½

#### 18/4 = 9/2 = 4 ½

 First simplify 18/4 = 9/2 9 ÷ 2 = 4 with remainder of 1. The 1 becomes the numerator and the denominator is 2

#### 9.    27/9 = 3

 27 ÷ 9 = 3

#### 10.    81/27 = 3

 81 ÷ 27 = 3 back to:   