# Lesson 4.3: Mixed Numbers

## Explanation

A mixed number is a whole number with a fractional part. A mixed number is written as two unspaced numeric items in UEB. The numeric indicator precedes the whole number which is immediately followed by the fraction.

### Example 1

$2\frac{1}{2}$

⠼⠃⠼⠁⠌⠃

### Example 2

$5\frac{3}{8}$

⠼⠑⠼⠉⠌⠓

### Example 3

$6+1\frac{1}{4}$

⠼⠋⠐⠖⠼⠁⠼⠁⠌⠙

### Example 4

$3\frac{3}{5}+4\frac{1}{2}$

⠼⠉⠼⠉⠌⠑⠐⠖⠼⠙⠼⠁⠌⠃

### Example 5

$2\frac{1}{5},\phantom{\rule{.3em}{0ex}}3\frac{1}{8},\phantom{\rule{.3em}{0ex}}5\frac{1}{4}$

⠼⠃⠼⠁⠌⠑⠂⠀⠼⠉⠼⠁⠌⠓⠂⠀⠼⠑⠼⠁⠌⠙

### Example 6

$3\frac{x}{y}$

⠼⠉⠷⠭⠨⠌⠽⠾