Year 5 Subtract 2 Mixed Number Maths Challenge

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 5 Subtract 2 Mixed Numbers Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ understanding of subtracting 2 mixed numbers within a problem solving context. Pupils will use their knowledge of mixed numbers to find the missing values.

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National Curriculum Objectives


Mathematics Year 5: (5F2a) Recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one form to the other and write mathematical statements > 1 as a mixed number [for example, 2/5 + 4/5 = 6/5 = 1  1/5 ]

Mathematics Year 5: (5F4) Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator and denominators that are multiples of the same number