When you divide 27 by 17, you will get an integer quotient and a remainder.

The integer quotient is the integer part of the mixed number equivalent. The remainder divided by 17 (the original denominator) becomes the fractional part of the mixed number equivalent.

27/17 = 1 remainder 10 = 1 10/17

If you want the decimal equivalent, keep on with the division, adding decimal 0s to 27 on the right.

27/17 = 1 remainder 10

27.0/17 = 1 + 10.0/17 = 1.5 remainder 1.5

27.00/17 = 1.5 + 1.50/17 = 1.58 remainder .14

27.000/17 = 1.58 + .140/17 = 1.588 remainder .004 ...

The decimal fraction portion of the number repeats after 16 digits.

27/17 = 1.58823529411764705882352941176470 (repeating infinitely)

The integer quotient is the integer part of the mixed number equivalent. The remainder divided by 17 (the original denominator) becomes the fractional part of the mixed number equivalent.

27/17 = 1 remainder 10 = 1 10/17

If you want the decimal equivalent, keep on with the division, adding decimal 0s to 27 on the right.

27/17 = 1 remainder 10

27.0/17 = 1 + 10.0/17 = 1.5 remainder 1.5

27.00/17 = 1.5 + 1.50/17 = 1.58 remainder .14

27.000/17 = 1.58 + .140/17 = 1.588 remainder .004 ...

The decimal fraction portion of the number repeats after 16 digits.

27/17 = 1.58823529411764705882352941176470 (repeating infinitely)