Grade 5 Adding & Subtracting Fractions Worksheets

Use these grade 5 adding and subtracting fractions worksheets to help your students with this challenging math concept. These fraction worksheets focus on adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators. Remember to teach your children the steps involved and then practice every day! You’ll see their understanding of unlike fractions improve greatly.

Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators

Adding fractions with unlike denominators can be a challenge. Remember to teach your children to find the lowest common multiple (LCM), multiply the denominator and numerator, and then add across. It’s sound complicated but it’s not! Use these free worksheets to help, and if you’re still stuck, check out this video that breaks down how to add fractions with unlike denominators.

Subtracting Fractions Worksheets

Free grade 5 subtracting fractions worksheets to give your students the repetition they need in maths. Subtracting fractions is tricky! It can get complicated, so it’s important that students practice often and have a good grasp of fractions. These worksheets keep it relatively simple and will help your students form a good foundation when it comes to subtracting fractions. Remember to tell your students to get the denominators to be the same, whatever you do to the bottom, you do to the top, and then simply subtract across. 

More Grade 5 Fraction Worksheets

Adding Fractions Board Game

Try this free adding fractions board game! It’s differentiated with like and unlike denominators, so you can pick and choose which students play on which board. It’s a fun way to learn how to add fractions!

Mental Maths!

Need mental maths worksheets? Check out these resources. They’re a great wat to get your students working on mental maths daily. No prep needed, just print and go!

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