# 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.

Q1:

Calculate .

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Q2:

Complete the following: .

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Q3:

Calculate . Give your answer as a mixed number.

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Q4:

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 .

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Q5:

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.

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• B m
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Q6:

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?

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