The core math topics covered in grade 5 typically are:

Numbers and Operations

• multiplying and dividing by powers of ten
• multiplying and dividing large whole numbers in columns
• rectangular arrays
• add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators
• multiply fractions by fractions and / or whole numbers
• divide fractions by whole numbers
• reading, writing and comparing decimals
• add, subtract, multiply and divide decimals
• use of parenthesis in expressions
• word problems involving fractions and decimals
• exponents and powers of ten

Geometry

• rectangular prisms
• volumes of 3 dimensional shapes
• coordinate planes
• categorizing 2D shapes by various attributes

Measurement

• convert measurements between different types of units (metric and customary)
• multi-step word problems in measurement

Data Analysis

• create line plots to display data
• solve real world word problems by referring to line plots

The common core math standards for grade 5 are also worth reviewing.

## Math worksheets for grade 5

Choose from hundreds of free grade 5 math worksheets organized by topic:

### Fractions

Place Value & Rounding Add & Subtract Fractions
Add & Subtract Multiply & Divide Fractions
Multiply & Divide Converting Fractions
Order of Operations

### Decimals

Measurement Fractions to / from Decimals