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Primary 3

Math Syllabus for 2020

Practicle’s contents are closely aligned to the Ministry of Education (MOE) Primary 3 Math Syllabus 2020. All the questions in our Primary 3 (P3) database are tagged according to the topics and skills that a Primary 3 student is required to know in Singapore.

Here are the topics and skills that you can expect to find in our system..

Overview of the 2020 Primary 3 Math Syllabus

The 2020 Primary 3 Math Syllabus can be divided into 3 main branches – Numbers, Measurement and Geometry and finally, Graphs.

Numbers 

The Primary 3 (P3) topics that are covered under Numbers are Whole Numbers, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Fractions and Money.

WHOLE NUMBERS

  1. How to count in thousands
  2. How to compare and order numbers
  3. How to determine the place value of a number up to 1 000
  4. How to complete number patterns
  5. How to solve word problems with 4 operations

ADDITION

  1. How to add 4 digit numbers
  2. How to solve addition word problems

SUBTRACTION

  1. How to subtract 4 digit numbers
  2. How to solve subtraction word problems

MULTIPLICATION

  1. How to multiply by 6
  2. How to multiply by 7
  3. How to multiply by 8
  4. How to multiply by 9
  5. How to multiply up to 3 digit by 1 digit
  6. How to solve multiplication word problems

DIVISION

  1. How to divide by 6
  2. How to divide by 7
  3. How to divide by 8
  4. How to divide by 9
  5. How to divide with remainders
  6. How to divide up to 3 digits by 1 digit
  7. How to solve division word problems

FRACTIONS

  1. How to simplify a fraction
  2. How to compare and order fractions
  3. How to write equivalent fractions
  4. How to add 2 related fractions
  5. How to subtract 2 related fractions

MONEY

  1. How to add money in decimals
  2. How to subtract money in decimals
  3. How to solve money word problems

Measurement and Geometry

The Primary 3 (P3) topics that are covered under Measurement and Geometry are Length, Mass, Volume, Time, Angles, Perpendicular and Parallel Lines as well as Area and Perimeter. Refer to the following for the breakdown of the skills in each topic.

LENGTH

  1. How to measure length in km
  2. How to measure length in compound units
  3. How to convert km and m to m and vice versa
  4. How to convert m and cm to cm and vice versa
  5. How to solve length word problems

MASS

  1. How to measure mass in compound units
  2. How to convert kg and g to g and vice versa
  3. How to solve mass word problems

VOLUME

  1. How to measure volume in ml
  2. How to measure volume in compound units
  3. How to convert l and ml to ml and vice versa
  4. How to solve volume word problems

TIME

  1. How to tell time to the minute
  2. How to use past and to in time
  3. How to calculate time in hours and minutes
  4. How to convert time from hours and minutes to minutes and vice versa
  5. How to solve time word problems

ANGLES

  1. How to identify right angles
  2. How to identify acute angles
  3. How to identify obtuse angles

LINES

  1. How to identify perpendicular lines
  2. How to identify parallel lines
  3. How to identify horizontal and vertical lines

AREA & PERIMETER

  1. How to find area and perimeter of a plane figure
  2. How to find area in square units
  3. How to find the perimeter of a rectilinear figure
  4. How to find perimeter of square
  5. How to find perimeter of rectangle
  6. How to find the area of a square
  7. How to find the area of a rectangle

Graphs

The Primary 3 (P3) topics that are covered under Graphs include data analysis involving bar graphs.

DATA ANALYSIS

  1. How to read bar graphs
  2. How to solve word problems using graphs
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