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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.

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At Fifth Grade, children enjoy exploring Math with these free 5th Grade Math problems and Math games.
Children will enjoy completing these 5th Grade Math Worksheets and playing these
Math games whilst learning at the same time.

During Fifth Grade, children learn about factors and prime numbers. They build on their learning of long division
and can divide numbers up to 1000 by two digit numbers.
They are able to multiply decimals by whole numbers, and are able to work out powers of a number.

Children are able to add and subtract fractions, decimals and mixed numbers, and learn to
multiply and divide fractions. They are able to solve multi-step problems
involving whole numbers, fractions and decimals.

These free printable Fifth Grade Math Games, and other Math Worksheets for fifth grade
will help your child to achieve their Elementary Math benchmark set out by Achieve, Inc.

In the UK, 5th Grade is equivalent to Year 6.

5th Grade Math Word 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.

5th Grade Word Problems

The 7 Longest Rivers

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

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).

Temperatures round the world

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

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.

US National Parks

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.

Salamanders of the Caribbean Problems

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.

Nearest Stars

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.

Whales Problems

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.

Ratio Problems

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.

Looking for some easier word 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.

5th Grade Measurement Worksheets

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.

Fifth Grade Math Games

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.

All the free 5th Grade Math Worksheets in this section follow the Elementary Math Benchmarks for Grade 5.

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