Convert the improper fraction to a mixed number.

Divide the numerator by the denominator. The result is the *whole number* of the mixed number. The remainder is the *numerator*. The *denominator* remains unchanged.

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

**Step 1: Calculate the whole number and the numerator**

Divide the numerator by the denominator. The result is the *whole number* of the mixed number. The remainder is the *numerator*.

12 ÷ 7 = 1 Remainder 5

Whole Number: **1**

Numerator: **5**

**Step 2: Calculate the denominator**

The *denominator* remains unchanged:

Denominator: **7**