Add & Subtract Fractions 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

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

Subtracting unlike fractions

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

Sample Grade 5 Adding Fractions Worksheet

Sample Grade 5 Adding Fractions Worksheet

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