# Simplifying Fractions Math Mystery (5th Grade) - Case of The Shogun's Sword

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Simplifying (Reducing) Fractions will be so much fun with this Math Mystery Activity 'Case of The Shogun's Sword.' Students will find themselves in Japan during the year 1850, helping the Shogun solve who switched his precious sword. It's a great way to get lots of practice in simplifying (reducing) fractions to the lowest terms. This is the 5th grade version. Denominator answers range anywhere between 1- 1,000 in this mystery.

There are FIVE clues to crack to solve who switched the Shogun's Sword:

Clue 1 - Simplifying/Reducing Fractions
Clue 2 - Simplifying/Reducing Fractions (increases in difficulty)
Clue 3 - Simplifying/Reducing IMPROPER Fractions (convert to mixed numbers required)
Clue 4 - Simplifying/Reducing Fractions (Mix of proper and improper fractions)
Clue 5 - MORE Simplifying/Reducing Fractions
PLEASE NOTE - In this 5th grade version, the denominators of simplified answers can be any number less than 1,000.

You will also receive teacher instructions, a story, suspect list, suspect declaration sheet, answer sheets, and printable awards. A GLOSSARY page included at the very end.

Thank you and enjoy!

This Math Mystery Story is also available in easier versions, click the links below to find out more.
Simplifying Fractions: Case of The Shogun's Sword (GRADE 3)
Simplifying Fractions: Case of The Shogun's Sword (GRADE 4)

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