(a) Write as an improper fraction
Multiply the whole number by the denominator, and add to the numerator. Keep the denominator the same.
Simplify
(b) Write as a mixed number
Divide the top by the bottom
17 ÷ 5 = 3 remainder 2
The final answer is 3, with 2 parts still left over to be divided by 5, which can be written as a mixed number