Grade 5 Math Help
Grade 5 Math Help Tips

In fifth grade math, students continue to develop computational fluency with fractions, decimals, and whole numbers.

The Common Core Standards focus on three critical math concepts in fifth grade math:

  • Fluency with fraction addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Dividing with larger numbers and developing fluency with decimal operations
  • Understanding volume

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Fifth Grade Math Help Checklist

To determine if your fifth grade math student is in need of math help, ask yourself:

  • Does your child struggle with problems that involve multiplication or division of fractions?
  • Is your child able to add and subtract fractions?
  • Does you child understand how and why division works?
  • Is your child able to compute comfortably with decimals?
  • Does your child grasp the concept of volume and the use of three-dimensional cubes to measure volume? Can he apply this understanding to real-world problems?
Using Our Math Help Video Library

Homework help can ensure that fifth grade students keep pace as new topics and concepts are introduced. Sometimes seeing how another teacher approaches the same material can help a child make a breakthrough. We have a few sample math videos here. Sign up and search our complete math help video library for more!

Multiplying Fractions
Estimating Volume