 # Primary 3 Maths Syllabus (MOE)

 Topics/Sub-topics Content Primary 3 1 WHOLE NUMBERS Numbers up to  10 000 Include:  · number notation and place values (thousands, hundreds, tens,  ones),  · reading and writing numbers in numerals and in words,  · comparing and ordering numbers,  · odd and even numbers,  · number patterns. Addition and  subtraction Include:  · addition and subtraction of numbers up to 4 digits,  · use of the terms ‘sum’ and ‘difference’,  · solving up to 2-step word problems involving addition and  subtraction . Multiplication and  division Include:  · building up the multiplication tables of 6, 7, 8 and 9 and  committing to memory,  · use of the terms ‘product’, ‘quotient’ and ‘remainder’,  · multiplication and division within the multiplication tables,  · division with remainder,  · multiplication and division of numbers up to 3 digits by 1 digit,  · solving up to 2-step word problems involving the 4 operations. Mental calculation Include:  ·   addition and subtraction involving two 2-digit numbers,  ·   multiplication and division within the multiplication tables. 2 FRACTIONS Equivalent fractions Include:  · recognising and naming equivalent fractions,  · listing the first 8 equivalent fractions of a given fraction,  · writing the equivalent fraction of a fraction given the  denominator or the numerator,  · expressing a fraction in its simplest form,  · comparing fractions with respect to half,  · comparing and ordering unlike fractions.  (Denominators of given fractions should not exceed 12.)

 Topics/Sub-topics Content Primary 3 Addition and  subtraction Include addition and subtraction of two related fractions within one  whole .  (Denominators of given fractions should not exceed 12.) 3 MEASUREMENT Length, mass and  volume Include:  · measurement of  ∗ length in kilometres (km),  ∗ volume of liquid in millilitres (ml),  · measurement of length/ mass/ volume (of liquid) in compound  units,  · conversion of a measurement in compound units to the smaller  unit, and vice versa,  ∗ kilometres and metres,  ∗ metres and centimetres,  ∗ kilograms and grams,  ∗   litres and millilitres.  · solving word problems involving length/ mass/ volume/  capacity .  Exclude the 4 operations and word problems involving compound  units . Time Include:  · telling and writing time to 1 minute,  · use of the terms ‘past’ and ‘to’, e.g. ’10 minutes past 5’ and ’15  minutes to 12’,  · measurement of time in hours and minutes,  · conversion of time in hours and minutes to minutes only, and  vice versa,  · finding the duration of a time interval,  · finding the starting time/ finishing time,  · solving word problems involving addition and subtraction of  time given in hours and minutes. Money Include:  · addition and subtraction of money in decimal notation,  · solving word problems involving addition and subtraction of  money in decimal notation.

 Topics/Sub-topics Content Primary 3 Area and perimeter Include:  · concepts of area and perimeter of a plane figure,  · measurement of area in square units,  2  · measurement of area in square centimetres (cm ) / square  2  metres (m ),  · calculation of the perimeter of  ∗ rectilinear figure  ∗ rectangle  ∗ square  · use of formula to calculate the area of a rectangle/ square,  · solving word problems involving the area/ perimeter of squares  and rectangles.  2        2  Exclude conversion between cm and m . 4 GEOMETRY Perpendicular and  parallel lines Include:  · identifying and naming perpendicular and parallel lines,  · drawing perpendicular and parallel lines on square grids. Angles Include:  · angle as an amount of turning,  · identifying angles in 2-D and 3-D objects,  · identifying angles in 2-D figures,  · identifying right angles, angles greater than/ smaller than a right  angle .  Exclude use of the terms ‘acute’, ‘obtuse’ and 'reflex’ angles. 5 DATA ANALYSIS Bar graphs Include:  · reading and interpreting bar graphs in both horizontal and  vertical forms,  · reading scales,  · completing a bar graph from given data,  · solving problems using information presented in bar graphs.

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