Spectrum(R) Extending Fractions teaches and reinforces essential math skills for fifth-grade students. The book includes adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators, multiplying fractions, using fractions for scaling and resizing, dividing whole numbers by unit fractions, solving word problems, and more. The Spectrum(R) Focus series provides targeted instruction and practice for the most challenging skills from current state standards for college and career readiness. Each title features resources to support in-depth learning for a specific math or language arts skill area. Designed for complete mastery, each title also includes a detailed reference and teaching section that explains the topic in detail, guided practice, independent practice, performance tasks, and a comprehensive assessment. Teachers, parents, and students will appreciate these essential tools for understanding the specific skills that add up to school success.