# 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

Mixed fraction two and one half

⠼⠃⠼⠁⠌⠃

### Example 2

Mixed fraction five and three eigths

⠼⠑⠼⠉⠌⠓

### Example 3

six plus mixed fraction one and one quarter

⠼⠋⠐⠖⠼⠁⠼⠁⠌⠙

### Example 4

mixed fraction three and three fifths plus mixed fraction four and one half

⠼⠉⠼⠉⠌⠑⠐⠖⠼⠙⠼⠁⠌⠃

### Example 5

mixed fraction 2 and one fifth, mixed fraction three and one eighth, mixed fraction five and one fourth

⠼⠃⠼⠁⠌⠑⠂⠀⠼⠉⠼⠁⠌⠓⠂⠀⠼⠑⠼⠁⠌⠙

### Example 6

mixed fraction three and x over y

⠼⠉⠷⠭⠨⠌⠽⠾