write the following improper fraction as mixed number or whole number 37\6 2/21/2014 | Jessica from Lynchburg, VA | 2 Answers | 0 Votes Mark favorite Subscribe Comment Comments Jessica, Forward slash, /, denotes Normal Division. Backward slash, \, denotes Integer Division where the remainder is discarded. E.g., 10/3 = 3 + 1/3; BUT 10\3 = 3. [see http://mathworld.wolfram.com/IntegerDivision.html] The point is, Math is a language with grammar and syntax that is a large part of its value. You should learn how to write it correctly so you are not misunderstood. 2/22/2014 | Steve S. Comment
Jessica, Forward slash, /, denotes Normal Division. Backward slash, \, denotes Integer Division where the remainder is discarded. E.g., 10/3 = 3 + 1/3; BUT 10\3 = 3. [see http://mathworld.wolfram.com/IntegerDivision.html] The point is, Math is a language with grammar and syntax that is a large part of its value. You should learn how to write it correctly so you are not misunderstood. 2/22/2014 | Steve S.
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Forward slash, /, denotes Normal Division.
Backward slash, \, denotes Integer Division where the remainder is discarded.
E.g., 10/3 = 3 + 1/3; BUT 10\3 = 3.
[see http://mathworld.wolfram.com/IntegerDivision.html]
The point is, Math is a language with grammar and syntax that is a large part of its value. You should learn how to write it correctly so you are not misunderstood.