# Subtraction of fractions – 5th Grade Math Game

This 5

^{th}grade math game helps children practice subtraction of fractions.**Skills to develop:**This game develops skills in subtraction, but this time of fractions. Subtracting fractions is slightly more complicated than subtracting whole numbers.- The
is a time-limited game of multiple choices with one or sometimes two correct answers.**Monkey Isle Game**

**Fractions**are used in everyday life and in 5

^{th}grade students become familiar with

**multiple operations**using

**fractions**. When

**adding**and

**subtracting**of

**fractions**students have to first make sure the

**fractions**in the

**addition**or

**subtraction**

**equations**have

**common denominators**. The

**denominators**are the

**numbers**underneath the line of the

**fraction**and represent the

**number**of the

**total parts of the whole number**. In order to

**add**or

**subtract**, students must

**convert fractions**so that the

**denominators**are the same in all

**fractions**in each

**equation**.

**Subtraction of Fractions**game gives students needed

**practice**to

**perform**those

**skills**of

**conversion**of

**fractions**and then

**subtracting**the f

**ractions**to obtain the correct answer. There are

**multiple equations**, so students get repeated

**practice**. The screen following each choice features a

**colorful**monkey digging for his treasure. When a correct answer is selected, the monkey finds either a banana or a coconut. When an incorrect answer is selected, the poor monkey digs up a shoe. In the end, the monkey might find a surprise! This game is a great game for

**learning center practice**or to use at home.