What is 17/8 as a mixed number?

The improper fraction 17/8 as a mixed number is 2 1/8

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Convert 17/8 as a mixed number

In order to convert 17/8 to a mixed number, we need to divide the numerator by the denominator to get a whole number and a remainder, and express the result as a whole number and a proper fraction.

17 ÷ 8 = 2 with a remainder of 1

To see it, we just need to put the whole number together with our remainder and original denominator:

17/8
=
2
1/8

So 17/8 as a mixed number is 2 1/8.

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