Adding Subtracting Fractions Worksheets

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.

Adding Subtracting Fractions

How to Add and Subtract Fractions

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

Adding Subtracting Fractions Calculator

If you want to use our Free Fraction Calculator to do the work for you then use the link below.

Our Fraction calculator will allow you to add or subtract fractions and show you the steps to work it out.

Otherwise, for more detailed support, keep reading!

Adding and Subtracting Fractions Video

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.

Adding and Subtracting Fractions Worksheet

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.

Adding Subtracting Fractions (like denominators)

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.

Adding Fractions (unlike denominators)

Subtracting Fractions (unlike denominators)

Adding Subtracting Fractions (unlike denominators)

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Adding Improper Fractions

The sheets in this section will help you learn to add improper fractions.

Some of the sheets also involve simplifying the fractions and converting the answers to mixed fractions.

Equivalent Fractions Worksheets

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.

Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

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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