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Primary 5 Math Syllabus 2019

Here are the topics and skills that are covered in the Singapore Primary 5 Math Syllabus 2019.

Overview of the 2019 Primary 5 Math Syllabus

The 2019 Primary 5 Math Syllabus can be divided into 3 main branches – Numbers, Measurement and Geometry and finally, Statistics.

Numbers 

The Primary 5 (P5) topics that are covered under Number are Whole Number, Fraction, Decimal, Percentage, Ratio and Rate.

Refer below for the breakdown of the skills in each topic.

Whole-Numbers

Notate & Represent Place Values Up to 10 000

Read and Write Numbers in Words Up to 1 Mil

Apply Order of Operations

Divide by 10, 100, 1000 & their Multiples

Multiply with 10, 100, 1000 & their Multiples

Solve Problem Sums Involving 4 Operations

Fractions

Add & Subtract Mixed Numbers

Multiply Fraction by Whole Number

Multiply Proper fraction & Proper Fractions

Know How Fraction & Division Are Related

Divide Whole Number by Whole Number

Convert Fractions to Decimals and Vice Versa

Multiply 2 Improper Fractions

Solve Fraction Problem Sums

Rate

Express Rate as the Amount of Quantity Per Unit of Another Quantity

Find Rate, Total Amount or Number of Units, given any other 2 quantities

Solve Problem Sums with Proportional Reasoning

Decimals

Add and Subtract Decimals

Round Off Decimals to the Nearest Whole Number, 1 Decimal or 2 Decimal Places

Multiply Decimals up to 2-digit Whole Number

Divide Decimals up to 2-digit Whole Number

Multiply Decimals by 10, 100 1000 and their Multiples

Divide Decimals by 10, 100 1000 and their Multiples

Convert Measurements of Length, Mass & Volume

Solve Problem Sums Involving 4 Operations

Percentage

Read & Interpret a Percentage of a Whole

Convert a Fraction to Percentage

Convert Percentage to Fraction

Express Decimals as a Percentage and Vice Versa

Convert Percentage to Decimal and Vice Versa

Find Discount, GST and Annual Interest

Find a percentage part of a whole

Solve Problem Sums Involving Percentages

Ratio

Notate Ratios Involving Whole Numbers

Write Equivalent Ratios

Divide a Quantity in a Given Ratio

Simplify a Ratio

Solve P5 Problem Sums Involving Ratio

Find Ratio of 2 or 3 Given Quantities

Measurement and Geometry

The Primary 5 (P5) topics that are covered under Measurement and Geometry are Area of Triangle, Volume and Angles. Refer to the following for the breakdown of the skills in each topic.

Triangle

Identify Base or Height of Triangle

Know the Properties of an Isosceles Triangle

Know the Properties of a Right-Angled Triangle

Know the Properties of an Equilateral Triangle

Relate Area of Triangle to its Rectangle

Find Area of Triangle using the Formula

Solve Problems Involving Area of Triangle

Volume

Draw the Top/Side/Front View of a Solid Made Up of Unit Cubes

Find Volume of a Cuboid

Find Volume of a Cube

Find Volume of Liquid in a Rectangular Tank

Convert 1 L to 1 000 cm^3

Solve Problem Sums Involving Volume

Angles

Find Unknown Angles using the Property ``Angles on a Straight Line``

Find Unknown Angles using the Property ``Angles at a Point``

Find Unknown Angles using the Property ``Vertically Opposite Angles``

Know that Sum of Angles of a Triangle

Find Unknown Angles in a Triangle

Know the Properties of a Parallelogram

Know the Properties of a Rhombus

Know the Properties of a Trapezium

Find Unknown Angles in a Special Quadrilateral

Identify Basic Shapes in a Composite Figure

Statistics

The Primary 5 (P5) topics that are covered under Statistics include Average.

Refer below for the breakdown of the skills in that topic.

Average

Find the Average, given Total Value & the Number of Data

Find the Total Value, given the Average & the Number of Data

Solve Problem Sums Involving Average

Why is knowing the P5 Math Syllabus 2019 important?

School teachers are very familiar with the latest updates and changes in the current year’s Math Syllabus. However, what is obvious to them might not be as obvious to tutors, parents and students.

School teachers are very familiar with the latest updates and changes in the current year’s Math Syllabus. However, what is obvious to them might not be as obvious to parents and students. If you are a parent of a Primary 5 child this year, being aware of the Primary 5 Math Syllabus helps you gain a sense of what your child is learning in school. This helps you when you are planning your child’s revision or if you are trying to find out where your child needs help with to focus on that area.