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 (8) with the denominator (16) and adding the numerator (15):

8 × 16 + 15 = 143

Numerator: **143**

**Step 2: Calculate the numerator**

The *denominator* remains the same:

Denominator: **16**