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Subtraction for 5th Graders

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Here you will find a wide range of free printable Fifth Grade Decimal Subtraction Worksheets, which will help your child learn to subtract a range of decimals mentally.

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5th Grade Math Learning

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.

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Subtraction with up to 2dp

Here you will find a selection of Fifth Grade subtraction sheets designed to help your child improve their mental subtraction skills. The sheets are graded so that the easier ones are at the top.

Using these sheets will help your child to:
  • subtract numbers involving tenths and hundredths;
  • solve a decimal subtraction fact where the answer is given.
  • Subtract with numbers to 5 with 1 decimal place;
  • Subtract with numbers to 10 with 1dp;
  • Subtract with numbers to 1 with 2 dp;
  • Subtract with numbers to 5 with 2dp.
  • Subtract with numbers to 10 with 2dp.
  • Use negative numbers with subtraction.
All the free 5th Grade Subtraction worksheets in this section follow the Elementary Math Benchmarks for Fifth Grade.

Decimal Subtraction Sheets Tenths

Decimal Subtraction Sheets Hundredths

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You can create your own subtraction worksheets with your own range of numbers.

You can use numbers up to 7 digits, and also include decimals.

More Fifth Grade Subtraction Worksheets

Here you will find a range of Free Printable 5th Grade Subtraction Worksheets.

The following worksheets involve using subtraction at a 5th grade level.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • subtract decimals including tenths and hundredths mentally;
  • subtract multi-digit numbers, including decimals using column subtraction.

All the 5th Grade Math Worksheets in this section are informed by the Elementary Math Benchmarks for 5th Grade.

Fifth Grade Fraction Worksheets

Here you will find a range of free printable 5th Grade Fraction Worksheets.

At 5th Grade level, children are introduced to adding and subtracting fractions with different denominators. They know and can use equivalent fractions, and can multiply a fraction by whole numbers, as well as adding mixed numbers.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers;
  • understand how to multiply fractions by a whole number;
  • understand how to multiply two fractions together, including mixed fractions;
  • understand the relationship between fractions and division;
  • know how to divide fractions and mixed fractions;
  • convert decimals to fractions.

All the Math Worksheets in this section are informed by the Elementary Math Benchmarks for 5th Grade.

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.

5th Grade Mental Math Quizzes

Here you will find a range of printable mental math 5th grade quizzes for your child to enjoy.

Each worksheet tests the children on a range of math topics from number facts and mental arithmetic to geometry, fraction and measures questions.

A great way to revise topics, or use as a weekly math quiz!


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