# Math Definitions - Letter M

### Chapters

### Mixed Number

# Definition of Mixed Number

A **mixed number** is a numeral that includes both a whole number and a fractional part. These are combined together to form one "mixed" number.

For example, \(3\;\dfrac{3}{4}\) is a mixed number. Its whole number part is \(3\), and its fractional part is \(\dfrac{3}{4}\).

Another term for a mixed number is a mixed fraction.

### Description

The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.

### Audience

Year 1 to Year 12 students

### Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter M

Author: Subject Coach

Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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