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Common Core Math: Grade 5: Fractions

In fifth grade, students build fluency with adding and subtracting fractions, including when the fractions have unlike denominators. Students also perform multiplication and division with fractions, using visual models to demonstrate their thinking. Students use operations with fractions in real-world contexts, such as computing areas of rectangles with fractional side lengths and dividing quantities into equal groups with fractional measurements.

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Perform multiplication with fractions.

Multiply a fraction by a fraction (CCSS.Math.Content.5.NF.B.4):

Multiply a fraction by a whole number (CCSS.Math.Content.5.NF.B.4a):

Multiply with mixed numbers (CCSS.Math.Content.5.NF.B.6):

Compare the magnitudes of products of fractions (CCSS.Math.Content.5.NF.B.5):

Addition & Subtraction

Perform addition and subtraction with fractions and mixed numbers.

Add and subtract fractions (CCSS.Math.Content.5.NF.A.1):

Add and subtract mixed numbers (CCSS.Math.Content.5.NF.A.1):


Perform division with fractions.

Divide a fraction by a whole number (CCSS.Math.Content.5.NF.B.7a):

Divide a whole number by a fraction (CCSS.Math.Content.5.NF.B.7b):