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The problem

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how to enter in a problem with an improper fraction ex. 3 2/3....when solving gives 2 as opposed to 11/3

Answer provided by our tutors

You need to write the improper fraction as an expression:
"3 2/3" should be written as "3 + 2/3" into the solver:

If you just write "3 2/3"​ the solver recognizes as "3*(2/3)":

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