# 4 2/3  to an improper fraction

4 2/3  to an improper fraction

14/3

## Solution

Make 4 and  into fraction by multiplying the denominator (3) by the whole number (4): 3 x 4 = 12. Then add on the numerator (2): 12 + 2 = 14

This gives you the numerator for the improper fraction. The denominator stays the same, so the improper fraction is 14/3.

## What is a Fraction?

Fraction is a unit of division which consists of part of an integer. It represents a part of a whole. For example, 1/2 is the part that represents half of something. Similarly, 1/4 is the part that represents one-quarter of something.

## Types of Fraction

There are two types of fractions: proper fraction, improper fraction, and mixed fraction.

### Proper fraction

Proper fractions are fractions where the numerator is greater than the denominator. For example, 1/2.

### Improper fraction

An Improper fraction is one in which the numerator is greater than the denominator. For example, 5/3.

### Mixed fraction

Mixed fraction is represented with its quotient and remainder. For example, 4 2/5 is a mixed fraction, where 4 is the quotient, 2 is the remainder. So, a mixed fraction is a combination of a whole number and a proper fraction.