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As you watch the video, think about the following guiding questions:

*is*a mixed number? After viewing the video below, you will be able to explain what a mixed number is, while also better understanding the relationship between mixed numbers and improper fractions.As you watch the video, think about the following guiding questions:

- What is a mixed number?
- What are the two parts that make up a mixed number?
- How can I represent a mixed number on a number line?
- How are mixed numbers and improper fractions related?

So basically, a mixed number (or mixed fraction) is a whole number and a fraction combined. An improper fraction is a different way to represent a number greater than one. Take a look at an additional example to the right:

Lesson 38. (2010). In

*Saxon Math intermediate 5: Standards success: Common core state standards companion.*(p. 235). Orlando, Fl.: Saxon.Some visual examples of mixed numbers:

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