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## Overview of Primary 5 Math Syllabus

Here are the P5 topics and skills that are covered our system. The 2020 Primary 5 Math Syllabus can be divided into 3 main branches – Numbers, Measurement and Geometry and finally, Statistics.

### P5 Math: Numbers

The Primary 5 (P5) topics that are covered under Number are Whole Number, Fraction, Decimal, Percentage, Ratio and Rate. The following shows the breakdown of the skills in 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 ### Fraction

• 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 ### 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 ### 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 ### 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

### P5 Math: 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. ### Area of 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

### P5 Math: 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

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