## Equations with Mixed Numbers/Improper Fractions

Equations containing mixed number(s) and/or improper fraction(s) of the following format:

(1

^{st}Mixed Number or Improper Fraction) (variable) = 2

^{nd}Mixed Number or Improper Fraction,

where variable is the solution to be determined, may be solved using the following steps:

1) Convert mixed numbers to improper fractions, if applicable

2) Multiply both sides by reciprocal of 1

^{st}mixed number or improper fraction to isolate the variable k

3) Ensure corresponding result for k is expressed in simplest form

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