Real-Life Problems

Welcome to our 5th Grade Math Word Problems page.

Here you will find our range of Fifth Grade Math Problem Worksheets
which will help your child apply and practice their Math skills to solve a range of 'real life' problems.

Here you will find a range of problem solving worksheets.

The sheets involve using a range of math skills and knowledge to solve problems.

Each problem sheet is available in both standard and metric units (where appropriate), and come complete with an answer sheet.

The sheets in this section have all come from 'real life' data such as mountains, rivers or space. Children will be able to apply their math to solve and answer 'real' problems.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- apply their addition, subtraction, multiplication and division skills;
- apply their knowledge of rounding and place value;
- solve a range of 'real life' problems.

The 7 longest rivers involves adding and subtracting numbers in the thousands, and also place value and ordering numbers to 10,000.

On the mountains involves addition and subtraction of numbers to 5 digits, and also rounding and ordering numbers to 10,000 (metric) or 100,000 (standard).

This problem worksheet involves ordering positive and negative numbers, as well as working out differences between positive and negative numbers. The mean and median temperatures also need to be calculated.

The Solar System worksheets involves doubling numbers and rounding to the nearest 1000. Addition and subtraction of large numbers to 5 digits, ordering large numbers and approximation are also tackled.

This 5th grade math word problem sheet involves addition and subtraction of large numbers to 5 digits, place value and ordering. Approximation and multiplication are also used.

This problem sheet involves rounding and ordering BIG numbers up to 12 million to the nearest 1000, as well as addition and subtraction of the numbers.

This problem sheet involves rounding decimals to the nearest whole number, as well as ordering decimals to 2 decimal places. Adding and subtracting decimals, and doubling decimals are also used.

This worksheet involves ordering decimals to 1 or 2dp, as well as ordering large numbers. Addition and subtraction of large numbers and decimals is also used, as well as approximation and multiplication.

Take a look at some more of our worksheets similar to these.

Here you will find a selection of ratio problem sheets which will help your child practice and apply their ratio knowledge and skills to solve a range of problems.

If you are looking for some easier math problems, why not try our 4th grade math problem page.

The problems on this page are at an easier level than those here.

The numbers are simpler and the problems themselves are less complex.

Take a look at some more of our worksheets similar to these.

Here you will some more of our 5th grade math word problems.

Each sheet is availabel in both standard and metric units (where applicable).

Each sheet comes complete with a separate answer sheet.

All the problems are based around 'real life' such as the planets, heights of mountains, or length of rivers.

Using these sheet will help your child to:

- apply their addition, subtraction, multiplication and division skills;
- apply their knowledge of rounding and place value;
- solve a range of problems including "real life" problems and ratio problems.

All the worksheets help to support Elementary math benchmarks.

These sheets involve solving one or two more challenging longer problems.

These sheets involve solving a range of ratio problems.

Here is our selection of measurement worksheets for 5th graders.

These sheets involve reading scales in both the standard and metric systems.

The scales include finding the length, weight or liquid capacity.

Using these sheets will help your child understand how to:

- learn how to read a standard scale going up in different fractions: halves, quarters, eighths and sixteenths;
- learn how to read a metric scale going up in 0.1s, 5s, 10s, 25s, 50s & 100s;
- learn how to estimate a measurement of length, weight or liquid.

Using these sheets will help children to consolidate their fractions and place value learning.

Here you will find a range of free printable 5th Grade Math games.

All children like to play Math games, and you will find a good range of Grade 5 Math Games here for your child to play and enjoy.

The following games involve different 5th Grade Math activities which you and your child can enjoy together.

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