Add & Subtract Fractions Worksheets for Grade 5

Add & subtract like and unlike fractions

These grade 5 worksheets provide practice in adding and subtracting fractions with both like and unlike denominators

Adding like fractions

 

 

Example

Add like fractions
  3/8 + 4/8 =
Add fractions and mixed numbers   3/8 + 3 4/8 =
Add mixed numbers (like denominators)
  4 3/8 + 3 4/8 =
Completing whole numbers   2 3/4 + ___ = 5 

Adding unlike fractions

   
Add unlike fractions   2/5 + 2/3 =
Add fractions and mixed numbers   5 2/5 + 2/3 =
Add mixed numbers   5 2/5 + 4 2/3 =

Subtracting like fractions



Subtract like fractions   5/7 - 3/7 =
Subtract a fraction from a whole number   6 - 3/7 =
Subtract a fraction from a mixed number   3 2/7 - 3/7 =
Subtract mixed numbers (same denominators)   3 2/7 - 1 3/7 =
Subtract mixed numbers (missing number)   3 2/7 - ___ = 1 6/7

Unlike fractions - subtraction

   
Subtract unlike fractions
  4/5 - 2/3 =
Subtract unlike fractions (harder)   17/25 - 2/3 =
Subtract mixed numbers (unlike denominators)
  16 8/9 - 5 1/8 =

Word problems

   
Add and subtract fractions word problems   Word problems
Add and subtract mixed numbers   Word problems

Grade 5 Adding Fractions Worksheet

Sample Grade 5 Adding Fractions Worksheet

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