# 5th Grade Math : Operations

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Operations

Solve:

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 #2 : Operations

Solve:

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #3 : Operations

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

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.

Solve: