Overview of Primary 4 Math Syllabus 2020

Here are the P4 topics and skills that are covered our system. The 2020 Primary 4 Math Syllabus can be divided into 3 main branches – Numbers, Measurement and Geometry and finally, Statistics.

P4 Math: Numbers

The Primary 4 (P4) topics that are covered under Numbers are Whole Numbers, Multiplication, Division, Factors and Multiples, Fractions and Decimals. The following shows the breakdown of the skills in topic:

Whole Numbers

Whole Numbers

  • Compare and order numbers
  • Understand place values up to 10 000
  • Round numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1 000
  • Estimate the value of an equation
multiplication

Multiplication

  • Multiply a 4-digit number by 1-digit
  • Multiply up to 3-digits by 2 digits
  • Multiply up to 3-digits by 10
division

Division

  • Divide a 4-digit number by 1-digit
factors

Factors & Multiples

  • Check if a 1-digit number is a factor of a given number within 100
  • Find common factors between 2 numbers
  • Check if a number is a multiple of a given 1-digit number
  • Find common multiples of 2 1-digit numbers
fraction

Fraction

  • Compare and order whole numbers and fractions
  • Compare fractions with a common denominator
  • Add fractions with different denominators
  • Subtract fractions with different denominators
  • Find a part of a set of objects
  • Convert mixed numbers to improper fractions and vice versa
decimal

Decimals

  • Understand place values of tenths
  • Understand place values of hundredths
  • Understand place values of thousandths
  • Convert a decimal to a fraction and vice versa
  • Compare and order decimals
  • Rounding decimals to the nearest whole number, 1 decimal place and 2 decimal places
money

Operation of decimals

  • Add decimals up to 2 decimal places
  • Subtract decimals up to 2 decimal places
  • Multiply decimals up to 2 decimal places by 1-digit
  • Divide decimals up to 2 decimal places by 1-digit
  • Divide a whole number by a whole number

P4 Math: Measurement and Geometry

The Primary 4 (P4) topics that are covered under Measurement and Geometry are Time, Angles, Line symmetry, 2D Shapes, Area and Perimeter. See the following for the breakdown of skills in each topic:

time

Time

  • Read the 24-hour clock
  • Find the duration of an event
  • Measure time in seconds
  • Find starting time / ending time
line

Line

  • Identify symmetric figures
  • Check if a straight line is a line of symmetry
  • Complete a symmetric figure with respect to a given line of symmetry
angle

Angles

  • Name an angle
  • Measure angles in degrees
  • Relate quarter, half 3/4 and complete turns to angles in degrees
  • Find angles between 2 directions on a 8-point compass
area-triangles

Area & Perimeter

  • Find the length of a side of a square
  • Find the dimension of a rectangle
  • Find the area of rectilinear figures
length

2D Shapes

  • Know the properties of a square
  • Know the properties of a rectangle

P4 Math: Graphs

The Primary 4 (P4) topics that are covered under Statistics include Data Analysis. Refer below for the breakdown of the skills in this topic.

graph

Data Analysis

  • Complete a table with given data
  • Read and interpret line graphs

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