Grade 5 Fractions Word Problems

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Young mathematicians apply their fractions skills in the real world with this simple word problem learning exercise.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use this worksheet as an in-class or homework assignment during an upper-elementary unit on fractions
  • Encourage children to draw pictures or other visual fraction models when solving these problems
  • Allow students the option of using fraction manipulatives when completing this exercise
Classroom Considerations

  • The answers are printed on the last page of the worksheet, so you may want to cut them off or fold the page before making copies for students

  • Worksheet includes a total of six word problems
  • Word problems involve the addition, subtraction, and multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers with unlike denominators
  • Sentence frames are provided that support students with identifying the key information in each problem
  • Answers are provided for each question

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