What are the maths concepts for primary maths problem sums?

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What are the maths concepts for primary maths problem sums?

Postby SAHM_TAN » Sat May 03, 2014 3:20 pm

Hi,

Maths problem sums are created based on concepts. May I know what are the concepts covered in primary maths problem sums?

I know the following:

1)Part-whole
2)Comparison
3)Difference is constant
4)Difference concept
5)Total is constant

I learned the above from parents' posting in the maths Q&A threads.

Are there others?

Thank you.

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Re: What are the maths concepts for primary maths problem su

Postby ChiefKiasu » Sun May 11, 2014 4:19 pm

SAHM_TAN wrote:Hi,

Maths problem sums are created based on concepts. May I know what are the concepts covered in primary maths problem sums?

I know the following:

1)Part-whole
2)Comparison
3)Difference is constant
4)Difference concept
5)Total is constant

I learned the above from parents' posting in the maths Q&A threads.

Are there others?

Thank you.


Hey SAHM_TAN, what you have listed is probably quite complete for Primary 3 :)

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Re: What are the maths concepts for primary maths problem su

Postby Champion » Mon May 12, 2014 10:35 am

Hi, SAHM_TAN :smile:

From another thread, I was linked to the following website and came to know the following:-

http://www.koobits.com/2013/01/21/secre ... oblem-sums

Secrets to Solving the 11 Types of Problem Sums :smile:
1. Remainder Concept
2. Repeated Identity Concept
3. Equal Concept
4. External Transfer (unchanged quantity)
5. Internal Transfer
6. External Transfer (same difference)
7. External Transfer (changed quantity)
8. Pattern Concept
9. Part-whole Concept (Proportions)
10. Simultaneous Concept
11. Gap Concept / Difference Concept

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Re: What are the maths concepts for primary maths problem su

Postby Blue Pearl » Tue Dec 09, 2014 4:22 pm

so much for P3

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Re: What are the maths concepts for primary maths problem su

Postby Swift Formula » Mon Jul 06, 2015 10:54 am

I personally feel Maths is more of structural thinking than conceptual thinking.
1. What is the question?
2. What information is given?
3. What formula to use?
4. What steps should be taken?

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