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Skills available for Singapore primary 6 maths curriculum
IXL's primary 6 skills will be aligned to the Singapore Mathematics Syllabus (2006) soon! Until then, you can view a complete list of primary 6 objectives below.
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6.1 Fractions
6.1.1 Four operations
6.1.1.1 Include division of a whole number/proper fraction by a proper fraction without using calculators.
6.2 Percentage
6.2.1 Percentage
6.2.1.1 Include:
6.2.1.1.a finding the whole given a part and the percentage,
6.2.1.1.b finding percentage increase/decrease,
6.3 Ratio
6.3.1 Ratio
6.3.1.1 Include:
6.3.1.1.a expressing one quantity as a fraction of another, given their ratio, and vice versa,
6.3.1.1.b finding how many times one quantity is as large as another, given their ratio, and vice versa,
6.3.1.1.c expressing one quantity as a fraction of another given the two quantities,
6.3.1.1.d finding the whole/ one part when a whole is divided into parts in a given ratio,
6.3.1.1.e solving word problems involving 2 pairs of ratios.
6.4 Speed
6.4.1 Distance, time and speed
6.4.1.1 Include:
6.4.1.1.a concepts of speed and average speed,
6.4.1.1.b relationship between distance, time and speed
6.4.1.1.b.1 Distance = Speed × Time,
6.4.1.1.b.2 Speed = Distance ÷ Time,
6.4.1.1.b.3 Time = Distance ÷ Speed,
6.4.1.1.c calculation of speed, distance or time given the other two quantities,
6.4.1.1.d writing speed in different units such as km/h, m/min, m/s and cm/s,
6.4.1.1.e solving up to 3-step word problems involving speed and average speed.
6.5 Measurement
6.5.1 Area and circumference of circle
6.5.1.1 Include:
6.5.1.1.a use of formulae to calculate the area and circumference of a circle,
6.5.1.1.b finding the area and perimeter of
6.5.1.1.b.1 semicircle (half circle)
6.5.1.1.b.2 quarter circle
6.5.1.1.c solving word problems involving area and perimeter.
6.5.2 Area and perimeter of composite figure
6.5.2.1 Include finding the area and perimeter of a figure made up of some of the following shapes: square, rectangle, triangle, semicircle and quarter circle.
6.5.3 Volume of cube and cuboid
6.5.3.1 Include:
6.5.3.1.a finding one dimension of a cuboid given its volume and the other dimensions,
6.5.3.1.b finding the length of one edge of a cube given its volume,
6.5.3.1.c finding the height of a cuboid given its volume and base area,
6.5.3.1.d finding the area of a face of a cuboid given its volume and one dimension,
6.5.3.1.e use of the symbols "square root" and "cube root",
6.5.3.1.f solving word problems involving volume of a cube/ cuboid.
6.6 Geometry
6.6.1 Geometrical figures
6.6.1.1 Include finding unknown angles in geometrical figures involving square, rectangle, parallelogram, rhombus, trapezium and triangle.
6.6.2 Nets
6.6.2.1 Include:
6.6.2.1.a 2-D representation of cube, cuboid, cone, cylinder, prism and pyramid,
6.6.2.1.b identifying nets of the following solids
6.6.2.1.b.1 cube,
6.6.2.1.b.2 cuboid,
6.6.2.1.b.3 prism,
6.6.2.1.b.4 pyramid,
6.6.2.1.c identifying the solid which can be formed by a given net,
6.6.2.1.d making 3-D solids from given nets.
6.7 Data analysis
6.7.1 Pie charts
6.7.1.1 Include:
6.7.1.1.a reading and interpreting pie charts,
6.7.1.1.b solving 1-step problems using information presented in pie charts.
6.8 Algebra
6.8.1 Algebraic expressions in one variable
6.8.1.1 Include:
6.8.1.1.a representation of an unknown number using a letter,
6.8.1.1.b simple algebraic expressions such as
6.8.1.1.b.1 y ± 2, 6 ± y
6.8.1.1.b.2 y + y
6.8.1.1.b.3 3y
6.8.1.1.b.4 y/2
6.8.1.1.b.5 3±y/5
6.8.1.1.c interpreting
6.8.1.1.c.1 3y as y + y + y or 3 × y
6.8.1.1.c.2 y/2 as y ÷ 2 or 1/2 × y
6.8.1.1.c.3 3±y/5 as (3 ± y) ÷ 5 or 1/5 × (3 ± y)
6.8.1.1.d simplification of algebraic expressions,
6.8.1.1.e evaluation of simple algebraic expressions by substitution,
6.8.1.1.f solving word problems involving algebraic expressions.