Grade 5 math topics
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)
 multistep 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.
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Grade 5 Math Workbooks
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Numbers up to the trillions, rounding huge numbers and using a calculator. 

Multiplication and division topics including order of operations, multiplying in parts, long division, divisibility rules, factors and prime factors, greatest common factor, least common multiple and ratios. 

Topics related to the four operations and algebra including balance problems and equations, expressions involving a variable, order of operations, the multiplication algorithm, long division, powers and exponents and the coordinate grid. 

Focus on the addition and subtraction of fractions with like and unlike denominators. Also mixed numbers, equivalent fractions and comparing fractions. 

Simplifying fractions and the multiplication and division of fractions and mixed numbers 

Introduction to decimals (tenths and hundredths). Adding and subtracting decimals mentally and in columns. Decimals and money. 

Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals. Multiplying and dividing by powers of 10. Rounding and estimating. 

Length, weight, capacity, temperature and time. Focus on conversion between different measuring units. Customary and metric units used. 

Overview focused on basic plane geometry. Topics include lines, rays and angles; measuring angles; parallel and perpendicular lines, shapes, area, volume. Also rectangular prisms and surface area. 

Classifying triangles and quadrilaterals, area of common polygons, circumference and area of circles, conversion between units of area. Nets, surface area and volumes of common solids. 

Angles, classifying triangles, congruent and similar figures, transformations, ruler and compass, square roots and the Pythagorean Theorem. 

Geometric transformations and congruence; translations, reflections, rotations, sequences of transformations. Similar figures, corresponding angles, angle relationships and parallel lines. Volume of prisms, cylinders, pyramids, cones and spheres. 

Square Roots & the Pythagorean Theorem
Square roots, the Pythagorean Theorem, applications of the Pythagorean Theorem and a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem. 

Statistics and common graphs and related topics including pictographs, bar graphs, histograms, double bar graphs, multiple line graphs, circle graphs and mean / median / mode. 

Ratios, Proportions & Problem Solving Ratios and fractions, ratios and rates, cross multiplying, proportional relationships, aspect ratios, scaling figures, bar models and significant digits. 