A mixed number refers to a number which consists of a whole number and a proper fraction. A mixed number is sum of a whole number and a proper fraction. E.g 1 1/2, 2 2/4

When a fraction is like the numerator is bigger than the denominator

A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction. Or to better describe it, it's a whole number and then there's a fraction beside it.

A pure number and a proper fraction.