5th Grade Math Worksheets: Fractions - Addition & Subtraction

Free math worksheets from K5 Learning

For practicing some math skills, there is just nothing more effective than a pencil and paper. Our grade 5 adding and subtracting fractions worksheets compliment our K5 Math and K5 Math Facts online programs.

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Fraction Addition Example
Adding like fractions - denominators from 2-25  
3/25 + 11/25 =
Adding like fractions - denominators from 2-99
21/88 + 45/88 =
Adding mixed numbers (like denominators)
4 1/8 + 3 2/8 =
Add a fraction and a mixed number (like denominators)
10/12 + 4 3/12 =
How much is missing from the next whole number?
1 3/10 + ____ = 2
     
Unlike Fractions - Addition  
Adding unlike fractions - denominators 2-12 2/5 + 4/6 =
Adding unlike fractions - denominators 2-25 8/25 + 7/9 =
Add a fraction and a mixed number - denominators 2-12 5 7/12 + 5/10 =
Add mixed numbers - denominators 2-12 18 9/11 + 16 3/6
     
Fraction Subtraction  
Subtracting like fractions (denominators 2-25) 10/23 - 5/23 =
Subtracting like fractions - denominators 2-99 33/96 - 9/96 =
Subtracting a fraction from whole number 6 - 7/8 =
Subtracting a fraction from a mixed number (same denominators) 1 2/7 - 4/7 =
Subtract mixed numbers (same denominators) 8 7/10 - 3 2/10 =
Missing subtrahend (mixed numbers) 5 4/9 - _____ = 3 2/12
    
Unlike Fraction - Subtraction  
Subtract fractions - denominators 2-12 3/4 - 8/11 =
Subtract fractions - denominators 2-25 7/22 - 9/25 =
Subtract mixed numbers - denominators 2-12
16 8/9 - 5 1/8 =
    

Acknowledgments: Our worksheets are provided courtesy of Home School Math.

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