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To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; under this sum write the denominator.
A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. For the Use of Academies, as Well ... - Page 55
by Charles Hutton - 1818

## The Arithmetical Manual

Samuel Read Hall - Arithmetic - 1832 - 288 pages
...sevenths, = 25 sevenths or Zf-. Ans. Hence, to reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator ; this sum written over the denominator will form the fraction required. In 16f dollars how many eighths?...

## The Tutor's Assistant: Being a Compendium of Arithmetic and a Complete ...

Francis Walkingame - 1832 - 208 pages
...its To west terms. Facit J. 3. To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator for a new numerator, which place over the denominator. Note. To express whole numbers fraction-ways,...

## The Tutor's Assistant: Being a Compendium of Practical Arithmetic, for the ...

Francis Walkingame - 1833 - 204 pages
...number. Ans. ?!{§• Case 3. Го reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction.* RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator for the numerator required, which place over the denominator. NOTE. Any whole number may be expressed...

## A New System of Arithmetick: In which the Rules are Familiarly Demonstrated ...

William Ruger (A.B.) - Arithmetic - 1836 - 274 pages
...CASE II. — To reduce a mixed number to its equivalent im1i rope r frac tion. RULE.— JRIuitiply the integer, or -whole number, by the denominator...the fraction, and to the product add the numerator l then set that Sum above the denominator for the fraction required. EXAMPLES. 1. Redttce 15 J to at...

## Geometry: Applied to the Mensuration of Lines, Surfaces, Solids, Heights and ...

B[enjamin] Franklin Callender - Measurement - 1836 - 226 pages
...SECTION V. Change of Mixed NumberS. To change a mixed number to an improper fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator. 1. Change 5§ to thirdS. 5X3+2=17. ANS. tf. 2. Change 12£ to an improper fraction. ANS. 1%3. 3. In...

## The Mercantile Arithmetic: Adapted to the Commerece of the United States, in ...

Michael Walsh - Arithmetic - 1838 - 327 pages
...terms. Ans. f . II. To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. Multiply the whole numbers by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator for a new numerator, and place it over the denominator. NOTE. To express a whole number fraction-wise,...

## The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1839 - 305 pages
...if we add 3 fifths, the amount will be 88 fifths. Hence we deduce the following RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator, and place their sum over the denominator of the fraction. 8. Reduce 16n to an improper fraction. Ans....

## The Private Instructor, Or Mathematics Simplified: Comprising Every Thing ...

Jason M. Mahan - Arithmetic - 1839 - 304 pages
...7. Reduce f ^» to its lowest terms. " 8. Reduce jy-j'V to its lowest terms. " RULE. M'.iltiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator of the fraction, tt:ider which write the denominator. Examples. 1. Reluca 41 77 to its equivalent improper...