Welcome to the Math Salamanders 5th Grade Adding Subtracting Fractions Worksheets.

Here you will find a wide range of free printable Fifth Grade Fraction Worksheets which
will help your child to learn to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators.

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Children will enjoy completing these 5th Grade Math Worksheets and playing these
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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.

Here you will find support pages about how to add and subtract fractions.

If you want to add two fractions together or subtract one fraction from another, please use the calculator below.

To enter a fraction, you have to enter the numerator followed by '/' followed by the denominator. E.g. 4/5 or 23/7

To enter a mixed fraction, first type the whole number followed by space followed by the numerator followed by '/' followed by the denominator. E.g. 3 1/4 (3 and a quarter).

This fraction calculator works out Fraction1 + Fraction2, or Fraction1 - Fraction2

If you need help to find out how to add or subtract fractions, there is more help further down this page!

This video clip shows you how to add and subtract fractions.

There are several different examples including adding and subtracting fractions with both like and unlike denominators, and also examples where one denominator is a multiple of the other.

Here you will find a selection of Fraction worksheets designed to help your child understand how to add and subtract 2 fractions.

The sheets are carefully graded so that the easiest sheets come first, and the most difficult sheet is the last one.

I suggest that you start with adding fractions sheet 1, then go to subtracting fractions sheet 1, then adding sheet 2, subtracting sheet 2, etc. Once you have mastered these, try the adding and subtracting sheets section.

Before your child tackles adding and subtracting fractions, they should be confident with equivalent fractions.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- apply their understanding of equivalent fractions;
- add 2 fractions with different denominators;
- subtract 2 fractions with different denominators.

All the Adding & Subtracting Fractions sheets in this section support the Elementary Math Benchmarks for Fifth Grade.

If you are looking to add fractions which have the same denominator, then we have plenty of sheets for you.

Please follow the link below.

Here you will find a selection of Fraction worksheets designed to help your child understand how to work out equivalent fractions.

This is a pre-requisite for knowing how to add and subtract fractions.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- develop an understanding of equivalent fractions;
- know when two fractions are equivalent;
- find a fraction that is equivalent to another.

All the free Equivalent Fractions worksheets in this section support the Elementary Math Benchmarks for 4th Grade.

Here you will find a selection of Fraction Worksheets based on multiplying and dividing fractions.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- multiply and divide fractions by whole numbers and other fractions;
- multiply and divide mixed fractions.

All the printable fraction worksheets in this section support the Elementary Math benchmarks for 5th Grade.

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