Mathematics Primary 5

With our 5th grade math tutoring, your child will learn:

Numbers and Algebra

Numbers up to 10 million

Include:

  • reading and writing numbers in numerals and in words,
  • rounding off numbers to the nearest 1000.

Four operations

  • multiplication and division by tens, hundreds and thousands without using calculators,
  • solving word problems involving the 4 operations,
  • estimation of answers in calculations,
  • checking reasonableness of answers.

Order of operations

  • combined operations involving the 4 operations,
  • use of brackets.

Fractions

Concept of fraction as division:

  • association of a fraction with division,
  • conversion between fractions and decimals.

Four operations

  • addition and subtraction of proper fractions without using calculators,
  • addition and subtraction of mixed numbers,
  • multiplication of a proper fractions and a proper/ improper fraction without using calculators,
  • multiplication of an improper fraction and an improper fraction,
  • multiplication of a mixed number and a whole number,
  • division of a proper fraction by a whole number without using calculators,
  • solving word problems involving the 4 operations.

Decimals

Four operations

  • multiplication and division of decimals (up to 3 decimal places) by tens, hundreds and thousands without using calculators,
  • solving word problems involving the 4 operations,
  • rounding off answers to a specified degree of accuracy,
  • estimation of answers in calculations,
  • checking reasonableness of answers.

Percentage

  • expressing a part of a whole as a percentage,
  • use of the percentage symbol (%),
  • writing fractions and decimals as percentages, and vice versa,
  • finding a percentage part of a whole,
  • solving up to 2-step word problems involving percentage,
  • discount, GST and annual interest.

Ratio

  • interpretation of a:b and a:b:c, where a, b and c are whole numbers,
  • writing equivalent ratios,
  • expressing a ratio in its simplest form,
  • finding the ratio of two or three given quantities,
  • finding the missing term in a pair of equivalent ratios,
  • finding one quantity given the other quantity and their ratio,
  • solving up to 2-step word problems involving ratio.

Measurement
Length, mass and volume

  • conversion of a measurement from a smaller unit to a larger unit in decimal form, and vice versa,

*kilometres and metres
*metres and centimetres
*kilograms and grams
*litres and millilitres

Area of triangle

  • identifying the base of a triangle and its corresponding height,
  • use of formula to calculate the area of a triangle.

Volume of cube and cuboid

  • building solids with unit cubes,
  • measurement of volume in cubic units,
  • drawing cubes and cuboids on an isometric grid,
  • measurement of volume in cubic centimetres (cm3)/ cubic metres (m3),
  • use of formula to calculate the volume of a cube/ cuboid,
  • finding the volume of liquid in a rectangular tank,
  • conversion between l, ml and cm3,
  • solving up to 3-step word problems involving the volume of a cube/ cuboid.

Geometry

Angles

* angles on a straight line,
* angles at a point,
* vertically opposite angles.

Triangle

  • identifying and naming the following types of triangles

* isosceles triangle,
* equilateral triangle,
* right-angled triangle

  • use of the property that the angle sum of a triangle is 180º,
  • finding unknown angles,
  • drawing a triangle from given dimensions using ruler, protract or and set squares.

Parallelogram, rhombus and trapezium

  • identifying and naming parallelogram, rhombus and trapezium,
  • properties of parallelogram, rhombus and trapezium,
  • finding unknown angles,
  • drawing a square/rectangle/parallelogram/rhombus/trapezium from given dimensions using ruler, protractor and set squares.

Data Analysis

Average of a set of data:

  • interpretation of average as “total amount ÷ number of items”,
  • calculation of the average number/quantity,
  • finding the total amount given the average and the number of items,
  • solving word problems involving average.

Programme details

Dates:
Every Thursday
Duration:
5:00pm – 6:30pm
Price:
Subject to Package
Location:
Aestral Private School
Address:
273 Bukit Batok East Avenue 4 #02-80