5th Grade Math : Operations

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for 5th Grade Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Operations

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Explanation:

When we multiply fractions, we multiply the numerator by the numerator and the denominator by the denominator. 

 can be reduced to  by dividing both sides by 

Example Question #1 : Operations

Solve: 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

When solving this problem, remember order of operations PEMDAS. The parentheses come first, followed by the multiplication, and then the division.

 

Example Question #1 : Operations

Heather collected  of a bag of leaves. Matt collected  times as many bags as Heather. How many bags did Matt collect? 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

When we multiply a fraction by a whole number, we first want to make the whole number into a fraction. We do that by putting the whole number over  Then we multiply like normal. 

 Because  can go into  only  time and  is left over. 

Matt collected  bags of leaves. 

Example Question #3 : Operations

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

When solving this problem, remember order of operations PEMDAS. The parentheses come first followed by the multiplication, and then the addition. 

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