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write the following improper fraction as mixed number or whole number 37\6

write the following improper fraction as mixed number or whole number 37\6

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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.
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Hi Jessica,
 
    6
   ——
6⁄37
 - 36
    1
 
 
37/6=6 1/6
Hi Jessica;
37/6
(6)(6)=36
(36/6)+(1/6)
6 1/6