Year 5 Subtract Mixed Numbers 1 Maths Challenge

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 5 Subtract Mixed Numbers 1 Maths Challenge is designed to check  pupils’ understanding of subtracting fractions from mixed numbers within a problem solving context. Pupils will apply their knowledge to complete two calculations.

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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