Examples for 5th grade (the fifth graders)

  1. Tailor 5
    textiles_1 A tailor uses 13/4m of cloth to stitch a skirt. How many metres of cloth is needed to stitch 16 skirts?
  2. Hours
    clock-night-schr_2 The lesson lasts 45 minutes. For the week, students have 18 lesson hours. How many are the actual hours?
  3. Thermometer
    teplomer_2 thermometer showed -12 degrees Celsius at the morning then the temperature rises by 4 degrees and later again increased by 2 degrees at the evening has fallen by 5 degrees and then fall 3 degrees. What end temperature does the thermometer show?
  4. Icecreams
    zmrzlina_4 Karthik bought 30 icecreams for his birthday .2/5 of them are chocolate icecreams. Find the number of chocolate icecreams he bought?
  5. Identity
    numbers_49 123456789 = 100 Use only three plus or minus characters to correct previous identity/equation.
  6. Cages
    guineapig Honza had three cages (black, silver, gold) and three animals (guinea pig, rat and puppy). There was one animal in each cage. The golden cage stood to the left of the black cage. The silver cage stood on the right of the guinea pig cage. The rat was in th
  7. Balance of account
    usd_6 Theo had a balance of -$4 in his savings account. After making a deposit, he has $25 in his account. What is the overall change to his account?
  8. Equation algebraogram
    reading Solve the equation: oco + ivo = cita How much has the task of solutions?
  9. Cords joining
    snura_1 Mum needs 6 cords long 360cm long. How many does she need when they are sold at 9 meters and does not want to join it up?
  10. Product of the sum and difference
    numbers2_26 Calculate the product of the sum and difference of numbers -7 and -2.
  11. Ten fractions
    tenfrac Write ten fractions between 1/3 and 2/3
  12. If-then equation
    triangles_10 If 5x - 17 = -x + 7, then x =
  13. Clay
    lopatka How many cubic centimeters of clay is in a pit of dimensions 4 m x 3 m x 3 m?
  14. Ten pupils
    chewy 10 pupils went to the store. 6 pupils bought lollipops and 9 pupils bought chewing gum. How many pupils have bought both lollipops and chewing gums (if everyone bought something)?
  15. Rhombus sides
    rhombus-diagonals_4 find the sides of a rhombus, it area is 550 cm square and altitude is 55cm
  16. Truck
    truck_4 The truck passed 4550 km in 5 days. The first three days passed every day the same way. The fourth day passed 630 km and the fifth day was 920 km. How many km has passed the first three days?
  17. Wine
    vino_1 A bottle of wine costs 21 euros; and wine is 20 times more expensive than a bottle. How much a bottle cost?
  18. Bean bag
    bag A student tossed a bean bag. It landed 216 inches away. How many yards are equal to 216 inches?
  19. Gloves
    rukavice_1 Petra has ten pairs of gloves in the closet. Six pairs are blue, 4 pairs are yellow. How many pieces of gloves need to be pulled out at least when she pull them out in the dark and want to have one complete one color pair?
  20. Italian writer
    books_11 There were 17 children in the barracks with an Italian writer. 6 children ordered a book in an Italian original and 12 children in the translation. How many children ordered a book in both languages if the three children did not order it?

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