Common Core: 5th Grade Math : Number & Operations—Fractions

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

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Example Questions

Example Question #5 : Solve Word Problems Involving Addition And Subtraction Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.A.2

Jessica ate  of the cake and Megan ate . How much of the cake have they eaten? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators. 

Now that we have common denominators, we can add the fractions. Remember, when we add fractions, the denominator stays the same, we only add the numerator. 

Example Question #2 : Solve Word Problems Involving Addition And Subtraction Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.A.2

Tim mowed  of the yard and Tom mowed . How much of the yard have they mowed? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators. 

Now that we have common denominators, we can add the fractions. Remember, when we add fractions, the denominator stays the same, we only add the numerator. 

Example Question #1 : Solve Word Problems Involving Addition And Subtraction Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.A.2

Shannon has painted  of the house and Dan has paided  of the house. How much of the house is painted?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators. 

Now that we have common denominators, we can add the fractions. Remember, when we add fractions, the denominator stays the same, we only add the numerator. 

Example Question #1 : Solve Word Problems Involving Addition And Subtraction Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.A.2

David ate  of the pizza and Alison ate  of the pizza. How much of the pizza did they eat? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators. 

Now that we have common denominators, we can add the fractions. Remember, when we add fractions, the denominator stays the same, we only add the numerator. 

 

Example Question #1 : Solve Word Problems Involving Addition And Subtraction Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.A.2

Laura ate  of the ice cream and Drew ate . How much of the ice cream did they eat?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators. 

Now that we have common denominators, we can add the fractions. Remember, when we add fractions, the denominator stays the same, we only add the numerator. 

Example Question #82 : Numbers And Operations

Kara ate  of the bag of chips and Andrew ate . How much of the bag of chips did they eat?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators. 

Now that we have common denominators, we can add the fractions. Remember, when we add fractions, the denominator stays the same, we only add the numerator. 

Example Question #12 : Solve Word Problems Involving Addition And Subtraction Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.A.2

David ate  of the pizza and Alison ate  of the pizza. How much more of the pizza did Alison eat? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators. 

Now that we have common denominators, we can subtract the fractions. Remember, when we subtract fractions, the denominator stays the same, we only subtract the numerator. 

Example Question #31 : Number & Operations—Fractions

Shannon has painted  of the house and Dan has paided  of the house. How much more of the house has Shannon painted?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators. 

Now that we have common denominators, we can subtract the fractions. Remember, when we subtract fractions, the denominator stays the same, we only subtract the numerator. 

Example Question #11 : Solve Word Problems Involving Addition And Subtraction Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.A.2

Tim mowed  of the yard and Tom mowed . How much more of the yard did Tom mow? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators. 

Now that we have common denominators, we can subtract the fractions. Remember, when we subtract fractions, the denominator stays the same, we only subtract the numerator. 

Example Question #31 : Number & Operations—Fractions

Jessica ate  of the cake and Megan ate . How much more of the cake did Megan eat? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem, we first need to make common denominators. 

Now that we have common denominators, we can subtract the fractions. Remember, when we subtract fractions, the denominator stays the same, we only subtract the numerator. 

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