Definition of mixed number in English:

mixed number

Pronunciation /ˈˌmiks(t) ˈnəmbər/ /ˈˌmɪks(t) ˈnəmbər/


  • A number consisting of an integer and a proper fraction.

    ‘The Mathematics Computation subtest assesses skills in computing with whole numbers, fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, and algebraic equations.’
    • ‘Twelve items asked students to add fractions, which were graduated in difficulty from like denominators without renaming to mixed numbers with renaming.’
    • ‘There are instructions and problems to work through for the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, first using fractions and then working with mixed numbers.’
    • ‘He was motivated to figure out the problems, but he had difficulty adding mixed numbers, for which he often depended on his partner.’