Use these 12 multi-step real-world word problems as review or in a game center after you have taught your students how to add, subtract, and multiply fractions with both like and unlike denominators. These problems are aligned to the following 5th grade Common Core Math standards:
5.NF.1 Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators
5.NF.2 Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole, including cases of unlike denominators, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equation to represent the problem.
5.NF.4 Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction or whole number by a fraction
5.NF.5 Interpret multiplication as scaling (resizing);
5.NF.6 Solve real world problems involving multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem.