Convert the mixed number into an improper fraction.

The *numerator* is the whole number multiplied with the denominator plus the numerator of the mixed number. The *denominator* remains unchanged.

If you would like to have a vivid explanation with a detailed example, please read the page Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

**Step 1: Calculate the numerator**

Calculate the *numerator* by multiplying the whole number (2) with the denominator (8) and adding the numerator (7):

2 × 8 + 7 = 23

Numerator: **23**

**Step 2: Calculate the numerator**

The *denominator* remains the same:

Denominator: **8**