Lesson Worksheet: Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators Mathematics • 5th Grade
In this worksheet, we will practice adding two proper fractions with different denominators by finding common denominators and writing the answer in simplest form.
Calculate . Give your answer as a mixed number.
David solved using the following method: he found that the least common denominator for and is 6, so he deduced that .
Using the same method, find .
A group of students have been challenged to build the tallest possible tower out of rolled up newspapers.
Natalie’s tower is m tall.
Benjamin’s tower is m tall.
Natalie and Benjamin balance their towers on top of each other to make one taller tower.
How tall is their tower in total?
Give your answer as a mixed number.
- A m
- B m
- C m
- D m
- E m
Mia is designing a flag. She colors of the flag yellow and of the flag blue. She leaves the rest of the flag white. What fraction of the flag does Mia color altogether?