5th grade is a big year for math students.

While every elementary grade level is important when it comes to developing math skills, 5th is particularly pivotal since it's usually the year when kids have to get comfortable working with complex topics like fractions and volume.

Without these fundamental skills, it becomes extremely difficult for kids to find success at higher levels of math, which could ultimately discourage them pursuing a STEM career.

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So whether your kids have just completed 5th grade and could use a solid review before entering 6th grade, or they're entering 5th grade this upcoming school year, now is the perfect time to continue developing and improving math skills.

The following short video lessons cover a few of the most challenging math topics for 5th graders. Try working through one video every day for a week and be sure to have your kids work out all of the practice problems on their own in a notebook.

**1.) Equivalent Fractions with Base 10 and 100**

**2.) Converting Improper Fractions into Mixed Numbers**

## 3.) Comparisons Between Equivalent Fractions

## 4.) What is an Equivalent Ratio?

**Are YOUR kids ready for these fun daily math challenges this summer?**

## 5.) Finding Volume of a Rectangular Prism

## 6.) Practice with Multiplication Word Problems

## 7.) How to Multiply Fractions

**How do you plan on keeping your kids thinking mathematically over summer vacation? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!**

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**by Anthony Persico**

*Anthony is the content crafter and head educator for YouTube's** MashUp Math** and an advisor to Amazon Education's '**With Math I Can**' Campaign. You can often find me happily developing animated math lessons to share on my **YouTube channel** . Or spending way too much time at the gym or playing on my phone.*