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Divide Mixed Numbers

 Question : How do you divide mixed numbers into half? Here are examples based on the mixed numbers above: 3 1/3 is a mixed number with an odd whole number. Divide 3 (an odd whole number) into half (do not indicate remainders) Example :3 divided into half = 1 Add the numbers (numerator and denominator) of the fraction : 1+3 = 4 Multiply the bottom number (denominator) of the fraction by 2 Example : 3 x 2 = 6 Answer : 1 4/6 10 1/8  is a mixed number with an even whole number Divide 10 (an even whole number) into half. Example :10 divided into half = 5 Do not change the top number (numerator) = 1 Multiply the bottom number (denominator) of the fraction by 2 Example : 8 x 2 = 16 Answer : 5 1/16 123 12/37 is a mixed number with an odd whole number. Divide 123 (an odd whole number) into half (do not indicate remainders) Example :123 divided into half = 61 Add the numbers (numerator and denominator) of the fraction : 12+37 = 49 Multiply the bottom number (denominator) of the fraction by 2 Example : 37 x 2 = 74 Answer : 61 49/74 Watch the video

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