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Primary 3

Math Syllabus for 2019

Practicle’s contents are closely aligned to the Ministry of Education (MOE) Primary 3 Math Syllabus 2019. 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 2019 Primary 3 Math Syllabus

The 2019 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. Count in thousands
  2. Compare and order numbers
  3. Understand place values up to 1000

ADDITION

  1. Add numbers up to 4 digits

SUBTRACTION

  1. Subtract numbers up to 4 digits

MULTIPLICATION

  1. Count in 6s
  2. Count in 7s
  3. Count in 8s
  4. Count in 9s
  5. Multiply up to 3 digits by 1 digit

DIVISION

  1. Divide in 6s
  2. Divide in 7s
  3. Divide in 8s
  4. Divide in 9s
  5. Divide with remainder
  6. Divide up to 3 digits by 1 digit

FRACTIONS

  1. Simplify a fraction
  2. Compare and order fractions
  3. Write equivalent fractions
  4. Add 2 related fractions
  5. Subtract 2 related fractions

MONEY

  1. Add money in decimals
  2. Subtract money in decimals

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, 2D Shapes, Area and Perimeter. Refer to the following for the breakdown of the skills in each topic.

LENGTH

  1. Measure length in km
  2. Measure length in compound units
  3. Convert km and m to m and vice versa
  4. Convert m and cm to cm and vice versa

MASS

  1. Measure mass in compound units
  2. Convert kg and g to g and vice versa

VOLUME

  1. Measure volume of liquid in ml
  2. Measure volume in compound units
  3. Convert l and ml to ml and vice versa

2D SHAPES

  1. Identify a semi-circle
  2. Identify a quarter-circle

AREA & PERIMETER

  1. Find the area of a plane figure by counting square
  2. Choose when to use cm2 and m2
  3. Find the perimeter of rectilinear figures
  4. Find the perimeter of a square
  5. Find the perimeter of a rectangle
  6. Find the area of a square
  7. Find the area of a rectangle

TIME

  1. Tell time to the minute
  2. Use ‘past’ and ‘to’ to tell the time
  3. Measure time in hrs and mins
  4. Convert time in hrs and mins to mins only and vice versa

ANGLES

  1. Identify right angles
  2. Identify acute angles
  3. Identify obtuse angles

LINES

  1. Identify perpendicular lines
  2. Identify parallel lines
  3. Identify horizontal lines
  4. Identify vertical lines

Graphs

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

DATA ANALYSIS

  1. Read and interpret bar graphs
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