5th Grade Math Worksheets: Fractions - Addition & Subtraction

Fraction worksheets from K5 Learning

Our grade 5 adding and subtracting fractions worksheets provide practice in adding and subtracting fractions with both like and unlike denominators.  These math worksheets complement our online math program.

Fraction addition

 

 

Example

Adding like fractions - denominators from 2-25  
  3/25 + 11/25 =
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 =
Completing whole numbers (mixed numbers)   2 2/4 + ___ = 5 

Unlike fractions - addition

   
Adding unlike fractions - denominators 2-12   2/5 + 4/6 =
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 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 =
Subtract mixed numbers (missing number)   5 4/5 - ___ = 3 3/5

Unlike fractions - subtraction

   
Subtract unlike fractions (denominators 2-12)
  3/4 - 8/11 =
Subtract unlike fractions (denominators 2-25)   7/22 - 9/25 =
Subtract mixed numbers (unlike denominators)
  16 8/9 - 5 1/8 =

Word problems

   
Addition and subtraction of fractions word problems    
Addition and subtraction of mixed numbers    

Grade 5 Adding Fractions Worksheet

Sample Grade 5 Adding Fractions Worksheet

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