# Singapore Mathematics - Primary 1

Topic/Sub-topic Content Learning Outcomes
1 Whole numbers
1.1 Numbers up to 100 Include:
• counting to tell the number of objects in a given set,
• comparing the number of objects in two or more sets,
• use of ordinal numbers (first, second, up to tenth) and symbols (1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.),
• number notation and place values (tens, ones),
• reading and writing numbers in numerals and in words,
• comparing and ordering numbers,
• number patterns

Exclude

• use of the terms ‘cardinal number’ and ‘ordinal number’,
• use of the symbols > and <.

• use of the addition symbol (+) or subtraction symbol (−) to write a mathematical statement for a given situation,
• comparing two numbers within 20 to tell how much one number is greater (or smaller) than the other,
• recognising the relationship between addition and subtraction,
• building up the addition bonds up to 9 + 9 and committing to memory,
• solving 1-step word problems involving addition and subtraction within 20,
• addition of more than two 1-digit numbers,
• addition and subtraction within 100 involving
• a 2-digit number and ones,
• a 2-digit number and tens,
• two 2-digit numbers,
• addition and subtraction using formal algorithms
1.3 Mental calculation   Include:
• addition and subtraction within 20,
• a 2-digit number and ones without renaming,
• a 2-digit number and tens
1.4 Multiplication and division   Include:
• multiplication as repeated addition (within 40),
• use of the multiplication symbol (×) to write a mathematical statement for a given situation,
• division of a quantity (not greater than 20) into equal sets:
• given the number of objects in each set,
• given the number of sets,
• solving 1-step word problems with pictorial representation.

Exclude:

• use of multiplication tables,
• use of the division symbol (÷).
2 Fractions
3 Decimals
4 Percentages
5 Ratios
6 Measurement
6.1 Length and mass Include:
• measurement and comparison of the lengths/ masses of two or more objects in non-standard units,
• use of the following terms:
• long, longer, longest
• short, shorter, shortest
• tall, taller, tallest
• high, higher, highest
• heavy, heavier, heaviest
• light, lighter, lightest

Exclude:

• finding the difference in length/ mass.
6.2 Time Include:
• telling and writing time to the hour/ half hour.
Exclude:
• 24-hour clock
6.3 Money Include:
• identifying coins and notes of different denomination,
• matching a coin/ note of one denomination to an equivalent set of coins/ notes of another denomination,
• telling the amount of money
• in cents up to \$1,
• in dollars up to \$100.
• use of the symbols \$ and ¢,
• solving word problems involving addition and subtraction of money in dollars only (or in cents only).
Exclude:
• combinations of dollars and cents
7 Geometry
7.1 Basic shapes
• rectangle
• square
• circle
• triangle
Include:
• identifying and naming the 4 basic shapes from 2-D and 3-D objects,
• describing and classifying shapes
7.2 Patterns Include:
• making/ completing patterns with 2-D cut-outs according to one or two of the following attributes
• shape
• size
• colour
• making / completing patterns with 3-D models:
• cube
• cuboid (rectangular block)
• cone
• cylinder
8 DATA ANALYSIS
8.1 Picture graphs   Include:
• collecting and organising data,
• making picture graphs,
• use of a symbol/picture to represent one object,
• reading and interpreting picture graphs in both horizontal and vertical forms.

Exclude:

• picture graphs with scales.
Source: http://www.moe.gov.sg/education/syllabuses/sciences/files/maths-primary-2007.pdf