Add & Subtract Fractions Worksheets for Grade 5
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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 
Sample Grade 5 Adding Fractions Worksheet
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