 # Primary 4 Maths Syllabus (MOE)

 Topics/Sub-topics Content Primary 4 1 Whole Numbers Numbers up to  100 000 Include:  · number notation and place values (ten thousands, thousands,  hundreds, tens, ones),  · reading and writing numbers in numerals and in words,  · comparing and ordering numbers,  · number patterns,  · rounding off numbers to the nearest 10 or 100,  · use of the approximation symbol ( ≈). Multiplication and  division Include:  · multiplication of a 4-digit number by a 1-digit number,  · multiplication of a 3-digit number by a 2-digit number,  · division of a 4-digit number by a 1-digit number,  · solving up to 3-step word problems involving the 4 operations,  · estimation of answers in calculations involving the 4 operations,  · checking reasonableness of answers. Factors and  multiples Include:  · determining if a 1-digit number is a factor of a given number,  · listing all factors of a given number up to 100,  · finding the common factors of two given numbers,  · recognising the relationship between factor and multiple,  · determining if a number is a multiple of a given 1-digit number,  · listing the first 12 multiples of a given 1-digit number,  · finding the common multiples of two given 1-digit numbers.  Exclude 'highest common factor' (H.C.F.) and 'lowest common  multiple ’ (L.C.M.). 2 FRACTIONS Mixed numbers and  improper fractions Include:  ·   concepts of mixed numbers and improper fractions,  ·   expressing an improper fraction as a mixed number, and vice  versa,  ·   expressing an improper fraction/mixed number in its simplest  form .  (Denominators of given fractions should not exceed 12.)

 Topics/Sub-topics Content Primary 4 Addition and  subtraction Include addition and subtraction of  ∗ like fractions,  ∗ related fractions.  (Denominators of given fractions should not exceed 12.)  Exclude calculations involving more than 2 different denominators. Fraction of a set of  objects Include interpretation of fraction as part of a set of objects. Multiplication Include:  · multiplication of a proper/improper fraction and a whole  number,  · solving up to 2-step word problems involving addition,  subtraction and multiplication,  · using unitary method to find the whole given a fractional part. 3 DECIMALS Decimals up to 3  decimal places Include:  · notation and place values (tenths, hundredths, thousandths),  · identifying the values of the digits in a decimal,  · use of the number line to display decimals,  · comparing and ordering decimals,  · conversion of a decimal to a fraction,  · conversion of a fraction whose denominator is a factor of 10 or  100 to a decimal,  · rounding off decimals to  ∗   the nearest whole number,  ∗   1 decimal place,  ∗   2 decimal places. Addition and  subtraction Include:  · addition and subtraction of decimals (up to 2 decimal places),  · estimation of answers in calculations,  · checking reasonableness of answers.

 Topics/Sub-topics Content Primary 4 Multiplication and  division Include:  · division of a whole number by a whole number with answer in  decimal form,  · multiplication and division of decimals (up to 2 decimal places)  by a 1-digit whole number,  · solving up to 2-step word problems involving the 4 operations,  · rounding off answers to a specified degree of accuracy,  · estimation of answers in calculations,  · checking reasonableness of answers. 4 MEASUREMENT Time Include:  · measurement of time in seconds (s),  · 24-hour clock,  · solving word problems involving time in 24-hour clock. Money Include:  · multiplication and division of money in decimal notation,  · solving word problems involving the 4 operations of money in  decimal notation. Area and perimeter Include:  · finding the area of a composite figure made up of rectangles  and squares,  · finding one dimension of a rectangle given the other dimension  and its area/ perimeter,  · finding the length of one side of a square given its area/  perimeter,  · solving word problems involving the area/ perimeter of squares  and rectangles.  Exclude use of the symbol   . 5 GEOMETRY Perpendicular and  parallel lines Include:  · drawing of perpendicular and parallel lines using ruler and set  squares,  · use of the terms ‘vertical’ and ‘horizontal’.

 Topics/Sub-topics Content Primary 4 Angles Include:  · using notation such as ∠ ABC and ∠ x to name angles,  · estimation and measurement of angles in degrees,  · drawing an angle using a protractor,  · associating  1                               o  turn/ right angle with 90  4  1                  o  turn with 180  2  3                  o  turn with 270  4  o  a complete turn with 360  · 8-point compass.  Exclude:  · drawing and measuring reflex angles,  · use of the notation x ° . Rectangle and  square Include:  ·   properties of rectangle and square,  ·   finding unknown angles.  Exclude:  ·   the term ‘diagonal’ and its related properties,  ·   finding angles involving additional construction of lines. Symmetry Include:  ·   identifying symmetric figures,  ·   determining whether a straight line is a line of symmetry of a  symmetric figure,  ·   completing a symmetric figure with respect to a given  horizontal/vertical line of symmetry,  ·   designing and making patterns.  Exclude:  · finding the number of lines of symmetry of a symmetric figure,  · rotational symmetry. Tessellation Include:  · recognising shapes that can tessellate,  · identifying the unit shape in a tessellation,  · making different tessellations with a given shape,  · drawing a tessellation on dot paper,  · designing and making patterns.

 Topics/Sub-topics Content Primary 4 6 DATA ANALYSIS Tables Include:  · completing a table from given data,  · reading and interpreting tables,  · solving problems using information presented in tables. Line graphs Include:  · reading and interpreting line graphs,  · solving problems using information presented in line graphs.  Exclude the distance-time graph.

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