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Aug
29

Solutions for 5 Common Questions for Average

Here are the solutions for 5 Common Questions for Average. Make sure you understand the concepts and know how to solve these type of "Average" questions in your exams. 1) The average marks of 4 students is 81. If the average marks of 3 of them is 76, how many marks did the 4th student score? [...]
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Dec
12

Singapore Math Model Method

The Singapore Math Model Method is a method that is used to teach children in Singapore primary schools. It enables children to see the question in a much clearer way and it has received many positive reviews from overseas educators. In fact, our Math textbooks are widely used in overseas schools such as the U.S.    Young [...]
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Jul
18

Understanding Nets of Solids (PSLE Math)

A geometry net is a 2-dimensional (2D) shape that can be folded to form a 3-dimensional (3D) shape or a solid. In other words, when you fold a 2D shape which is flat like a piece of paper, you will get a 3D solid like a piece of cube. On the other hand, if you unfold a [...]
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Jun
28

Different Types of Rates Questions in PSLE Math Papers

Students usually stumble when they meet this type of rates questions in PSLE Math papers. You need to understand the different types of Rates questions for PSLE Math. Each type will test a different concept.  Firstly, Rates is similar to Speed which means how fast something changes. Speed is how fast something moves. Working Rate [...]
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Mar
10

4 Must Know Concepts for PSLE Ratio

PSLE Ratio word problems consists of many marks in the exam and you cannot afford to lose them. No matter how the questions twist and turn, here are 4 PSLE Ratio concepts which the questions will test. For more concepts, check out this post on the 8 Must Know Methods for PSLE Math.    1. [...]
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Feb
15

How to Solve Simultaneous Equations using Model and Algebra

It has been said that "If your child wants to score A star for PSLE Math, he must know how to solve Simultaneous Equations." Someone also told me that the ability to solve Simultaneous Equations is what differentiate the 'A star' students and 'A' students. To a certain extent, I think it is true. Most [...]
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Feb
15

How to Use Math Model Method for Fraction Questions

The Math Model Method can be a great way to solve PSLE Math question. In particular, I found a very common fraction question which can make use of model drawing to solve it. This type of fraction question involves phrases like "more than" or "less than" and drawing model will help you to understand the question [...]
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Jan
29

P5 and P6 Math: Equal Fractions Concept

The equal fractions concept is perhaps one of the most important concepts students must know for P5 and P6 Math. I have seen so many questions, again and again, which test this concept and students always get stuck. Before you forget, download our PSLE Math Mind-Maps for free (for a limited time only). It contains a quick [...]
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Jan
20

3 Must Know Math Concepts for Algebra

Algebra is the language of using letters to represent numbers. Do you know what are the important Algebra Math concepts in PSLE Math?  You will also be using Algebra often in Secondary school and later years. So primary 6 is a good chance to build up your understanding of Algebra. Here are 3 must know [...]
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Jan
15

3 Common Mistakes for Algebra

Algebra is a new topic which students learn in Primary 6. Here are 3 common mistakes for algebra. Make sure you avoid them.   1.  Adding unlike terms together This is the most common mistake in algebra. Letters and numbers are 'unlike' terms. When students see "5a + 10", they simply add 5 to 10 [...]
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