# 5.02 Mixed numbers and improper fractions

Lesson

## Are you ready?

Let's review how to identify a fraction using the shaded area of a shape.

Which of the following shows $\frac{1}{10}$110 of the area of the shape shaded?

1. A

B

C

D

A

B

C

D

## Learn

How to write and read mixed numbers.

### Apply

##### Question 1

Write $2$2 and $2$2 thirds as a mixed number:

1. $\editable{}\frac{\editable{}}{\editable{}}$

## Learn

This video looks at how to change a mixed number into an improper fraction, or an improper fraction to a mixed number.

### Apply

##### Question 2

Rewrite $4\frac{1}{2}$412 as an improper fraction.

##### Question 3

Rewrite $\frac{11}{3}$113 as a mixed number.

Remember!

The whole number component of a mixed number tells you how many wholes there are.

### Outcomes

#### VCMNA158

Count by quarters, halves and thirds, including with mixed numerals. Locate and represent these fractions on a number line