An improper fraction is a fraction in which the numerator is greater than the denominator. Use this shortcut in order to convert an improper fraction to a mixed fraction. The shortcut involves five easy steps to makes converting the improper fraction to a mixed fraction really easy. Video guide 0:21 Convert 7/2 1:34 Solution 7/2 = 3 1/2 1:40 Convert 9/4 2:13 Solution 9/4 = 21/4 2:18 Convert 15/7 2:56 Solution 15/7 = 2 1/7 3:00 Convert 48/9 to a mixed fraction 3:50 Solution 48/9 = 51/3 I find this shortcut helpful and easier that the traditional method of changing an improper fraction to a mixed fraction. Try it yourself.