A family in Singapore part 35 (Math Question)


The blog postings are about the Singapore Math. The readers can learn from the postings about Solving Singapore Primary School Mathematics. The blog presenting the Math Concept, Math Questions with solutions that teaches in Singapore Primary Schools. You or the kids can acquire the skills to deal with Math Modeling, Math Problem Solving and Problem Sum from Lower Primary School to Upper Primary School level after reading the blog postings. This posting is a lower primary school math question on Fraction and Problem Sum.

You can click here and read the posting on A family in Singapore to know about Sarin’s family.

Read also the posting on Sarin learns the concept of Fraction (mathematics concept) to understand the concept of Fraction.

Challenge yourself with the question before look for the given solution‼

Lower primary school mathematics question LPQ87

Sarin’s father gave some money to his family. Sarin’s mother received 3/8 of it. Sarin and Hairu shared the rest equally. What fraction of the money did Sarin receive?


            Draw the fraction model





            From the model

            The fraction of money that Sarin received = 5/16

Alternative Solution:




            The fraction of money that Sarin received = 5/8 ÷ 2 = 5/16

          More Questions on  Problem Sum. Click here…….

More Questions on Fraction. Click here…..


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