# Std3 (standard 3) mathematics (math) syllabus for KCPE

## Numbers

### 1.       Whole numbers

1.1.    Counting

1.2.    Place value

1.3.    Reading and writing numbers in words

1.4.    Reading and writing numbers in symbols

1.5.    Ordinal numbers

### 2.       Fractions

2.1.    Fraction as part of whole

2.2.    Fraction as part of group

### 3.       Operations

3.1.    Whole numbers

3.1.1. Addition of up to three 3 –digit numbers

3.1.2. Addition of up to two 4 –digit numbers

3.1.3. Subtraction of up to 4 –digit numbers

3.1.4. Multiplication of 2 single digit numbers

3.1.5. Division as equal sharing and as repeated subtraction

3.1.6. Division of up to 2 –digit numbers by single digit numbers

3.1.7. Relationship between multiplication and division

3.1.8. Number patterns in addition, subtraction and multiplication

`Note:`

```         ````i.````            ``````Basic multiplication facts involve multiplication of```

`I –digit number by`

`I –digit number up to 9 x 9`

`       ``ii.````            ``````For number patterns, use simple sequences involving basic addition, subtraction and multiplication facts```

### 4.       Fractions

4.1.    Addition and subtraction involving fractions

### 5.       Measurement

5.1.    Length in metres

5.2.    Addition and subtraction involving length in metres

5.3.    Multiplication and division involving length in metres

`Note:`

```Division involving length in metres should be restricted to basic facts related to multiplication ```

### 6.       Mass

6.1.    Kilogram as a standard unit of measuring mass

6.2.    Measuring mass in Kilograms

### 7.       Capacity

7.1.    Litre and half litre

7.2.    Measuring capacity

7.3.    Addition and subtraction involving litres and half litres

### 8.       Money

8.1.    Shopping activities involving change and balance

8.2.    Addition and subtraction involving money

8.3.    Multiplication and division involving money

`Note:`

`Division to involving basic multiplication facts `

### 9.       Time

9.1.    Conversion of days into weeks and vice versa

9.2.    Addition and subtraction involving time

9.3.    Reading, writing and telling time

`Note:`

```Develop the language of telling time using ‘past’ and ‘to’ the hour```

### 10.   Geometry

10.1.Making patterns involving different shapes

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Maurice Nyamoti,
Dec 28, 2014, 9:32 AM