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 (2) and adding the numerator (1):

2 × 2 + 1 = 5

Numerator: **5**

**Step 2: Calculate the numerator**

The *denominator* remains the same:

Denominator: **2**