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What are some examples of 5th grade math problems?

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Fifth grade children learn to add and subtract large numbers by writing them in columns rather than horizontally. These multiplication problems can be written in columns: 944 times 84 equals 79,296, and 508 times 92, equals 46,736. These division problems can use a long-division format: 2812 divided by four equals 703, and 5916 divided by four equals 1479.

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According to Homeschool Math, in the fifth grade, students learn place value, rounding, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of multi-digit numbers, decimals, fractions and converting fractions to mixed numbers and decimals. Some fifth graders learn beginning algebra and beginning geometry.

Here are some problems that cover these concepts:

Place value

• ________ + 7000 + 300 + 80 + 7 = 37,387 (answer: 30,000)
• ________ + 4 + 7000 + 30,000 + 10 = 37,314 (answer: 300)
• 8000 + _______ +80 + 5 + 10,000 = 18,485 (answer: 400)

Rounding

• Round 29,684 to the nearest hundred. (answer: 29,700)
• Round 892,475 to the nearest thousand. (answer: 892,000)
• Round 69,675 to the nearest ten. (answer: 69,680)

• 904,833 + 22,641 + 916,335 + 29,980 (answer: 1,873,839)
• 31,466 + 57,508 + 492,012 + 828,260 (answer: 1,409,246)

Subtracting multi-digit numbers

• 25,139 – 10, 770 (answer: 14,369)
• 69,266 – 23,699 (answer: 45,567)

Adding and subtracting fractions with like divisors

• 5/11 + 17/11 (answer: 22/11 or 2)
• 7/5 -2/5 (answer: 5/5 or 1)
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