# Simplify 7/3

The results can be written in the following forms;

**Improper fraction form: 7/3**

**Decimal form: 2.3…**

**Mixed fraction form:**

223232

## simplify 7/3 which is an improper fraction into mixed fraction

To convert 7/3 into mixed fraction we use division

7÷3

### Apply long division

To form a mixed fraction, quotient is written as a whole number and reminder is divided by the divisor.

The answer in mixed fraction form is;

213231

## Simplify 7/3 to decimal form

From above the mixed fraction form of 7/3 is:

213231

It has two parts, (2) which is a whole number and (1/3) which is a proper fraction

First set aside 2, then convert 1/3 into a decimal

To convert 1/3 to decimal, we use long division method

**Long division for 1/3**

**Therefore 1/3 is 0.3… in decimal form**

So we combine 2 which is a whole number and 0.33… which is a decimal to form a decimal for 7/3

2 + 0. 3… = 2.3…

**The decimal form of 7/3 is 2.3..**