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Registration closing date : 31 March 2018
ISMC Competition date : 14 April 2018 @ Sri KDU Schools (Kota Damansara)
(Other schools who wish to host the competition in their school for their own students, please contact us directly)
Results announcement date : Early May 2018
Award Ceremony : July 2018 at Sri KDU Schools (For top 30% global scorers)
Contact
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +6012 3833218
FORMAT
Format is uniform across the levels: Primary 2, Primary 3, Primary 4, Primary 5, and Primary 6.
Students are asked to solve 25 problems in 90 minutes. Students write their responses on an answer sheet. Questions are arranged in a way that the first ones are the easier ones, then the level of difficulty gradually increases so that the last questions are the more difficult ones.
LEVEL
5 Levels for the competition: 
Level P2 – for Primary 2 (National school) or Year 2 (International School)
Level P3 – for Primary 3 (National school) or Year 3 (International School)
Level P4 – for Primary 4 (National school) or Year 4 (International School)
Level P5 – for Primary 5 (National school) or Year 5 (International School)
Level P6 – for Primary 6 (National school) or Year 6 (International School)
MARKING SYSTEM
2 marks each are contained by Questions 110, 4 marks each by Questions 1120 and 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 marks each by Questions 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 respectively.
Total score of 100. If a participant leaves a question unanswered, that question will be marked '0'.
There is no penalty/deduction for wrong answer.
AWARDS
Individual Top scorers based on global ranking will receive Gold (top 5%), Silver (next 10%) and Bronze (next 15%) awards. Others will each get a Certificate of Participation.
Team Top school based on global ranking will receive the ISMC Challenge Trophy. The ranking will be based on the number of Gold awards, then Silver awards, then Bronze awards.
HOW TO REGISTER
Please check with your school if they are hosting the competition. If not, please register via the online form
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdcgHpMGxspyCYLzbUNqUrJynyMcffZxKuFkT1NH7Cr_ssXRQ/viewform
You can also email [email protected] by stating the following details: Parent name/email/mobile number, child name/school/year and the current town/state location.
Student registers for and participates in ISMC 2018 as per his/her grade level in school year 2017/2018.
REGISTRATION FEE
Registration fee: RM60 per student
PAYMENT METHOD
The are 2 payment methods:
1. Online bank transfer* to
Account Name: Hallmark Education Sdn Bhd
Account No : 518617004387
Bank Name : Maybank
2. Pay cash or cheque at any of the S.A.M centres.
* A copy of the bank transaction report must be forwarded to [email protected] or whatsapped to +6012383 3218, stating name of the participant and date of birth.
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Primary 5
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Syllabus (P2)
Numeration (P2)
 Number notation and place values (hundreds, tens, ones), including decimals and money
 Comparing and ordering numbers, Number Patterns,
 Odd and even numbers
 2step word problems involving 4 operations (up to 3 digits)
Fractions (P2)
 Fractions as part of a whole, comparing and ordering like fractions and unit fractions with denominators not exceeding 12
 Addition, Subtraction of like fractions with denominators not exceeding 12
 Solving word problems
Measurement (P1)
 Measuring and comparing lengths of objects in nonstandard units
 Telling time to the hour/half hour, time in years, months, weeks, days, hours
Geometry (P1)
 Making patterns with 2D shapes (rectangle, square, circle, triangle)
Data Analysis (P1)
 Interpreting data from picture graphs

Syllabus (P3)
Numeration (P3)
 Number notation and place values, including decimals and money
 Number Patterns
 2step word problems involving 4 operations (up to 4 digits)
Fractions (P3)
 Equivalent fractions
 Addition, Subtraction of related fractions
 Comparing and ordering unlike fractions with denominators (up to 12)
 Interpretation of fraction as a part of a whole
 Solving word problems
Measurement (P2)
 Comparing and ordering Length (m / cm), Volume (l), Mass (kg / g)
 Telling time to 5 minutes, time in years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes
 Area and Perimeter of composite figures
Geometry (P2)
 Identify, composing and decomposing different 2D figures (rectangle, square, triangle,semicircle, quarter circle)
 Copying figures on dot grid or square grid
 Identifying, naming, describing and classifying 3Dshapes (cube, cuboid, cone, cylinder, sphere)
Data Analysis (P2)
 Interpreting data from picture graphs with scales
 Solving word problems
Logic (P2)
 Inferring and deducing relationships between objects given a set of clues

Syllabus (P4)
Numeration (P4)
 Number notation and place values, including decimals
 4 operations
 Factors and multiples (including HCF and LCM)
 Solving word problems involving the 4 operations
Fractions (P4)
 Mixed numbers and improper fractions
 Addition, Subtraction and multiplication
 Interpretation of fraction as a part of a set of objects
 Solving word problems
Measurement (P3)
 Length (km), Volume (ml), length/mass/volume (of liquid) in compound units
 Converting km to m, m to cm, kg to g, l to ml (and vice versa)
 Time in years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes and seconds
 Area and Perimeter of composite figures
Geometry (P3)
 Right, acute and obtuse angles
 Parallel, perpendicular lines
 Draw on square grid
Data Analysis (P3)
 Interpreting data from tables, bar graphs and line graphs
Logic (P3)
 Inferring and deducing relationships between objects given a set of clues

Syllabus (P5)  Calculators Allowed
Numeration (P5)
 Number notation and place values, including decimals and fractions
 Application of factors and multiples in problem solving
 Numerical manipulations
 Solving word problems involving the 4 operations, including order of operations
Percentage (P5)
 Percentage as part of a whole
 Fractions and decimals as percentages and vice versa
 Exclude: Expressing one quantity as a percentage of another; comparison of two quantities by percentage
 Solving word problems involving percentage
Ratio (P5)
 Expressing a ratio on its simplest form
 Solving word problems involving ratio of two or three given quantities, their sum or difference, before and after change
 Exclude ratios involving fractions and decimals
Measurement (P4)
 Time in years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes and seconds, 24hour clock
 Area and Perimeter of composite figures
Geometry (P4)
 Angles of composite figures
 Symmetry
Data Analysis (P4)
 Interpreting data from tables, bar charts and line graphs
Logic (P4)
 Inferring and deducing relationships between objects given a set of clues

Syllabus (P6)  Calculators Allowed
Numeration (P6)
 Number notation and place values, including decimals and fractions
 Application of factors and multiples in problem solving
 Numerical manipulations
 Solving word problems involving the 4 operations, including order of operations
Algebra (P6)
 Representation of an unknown number using a letter
 Solving word problems involving algebraic expressions
Percentage (P6)
 Solving for percentage part or whole of a quantity
 Expressing one quantity as a percentage of another
 Comparison of two quantities by percentage
 Solving word problems involving percentage
Ratio (P6)
 Expressing a ratio on its simplest form
 Solving word problems involving ratio of two or three given quantities, their sum or difference, before and after change
 Exclude ratios involving fractions and decimals
Measurement (P5)
 Time in years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes and seconds, 24hour clock
 Area and Perimeter of composite figures
 Length, mass and volume of cuboids
 Area of triangle (exclude finding the base/height of a triangle given its area)
 Volume of cube and cuboid
 Spatial visualisation
Geometry (P5)
 Properties of angles
 Angles and properties of triangles, parallelogram, rhombus and trapezium
 Exclude: geometrical construction involving use of compasses; exterior angles
 Symmetry
Data Analysis (P5)
 Interpreting data from tables, bar charts and line graphs
 Average
Logic (P5)
 Inferring and deducing relationships between objects given a set of clues
Combinatorics (P5)
 Finding largest, smallest or optimal number of options satisfying certain criteria, deciding when the criteria can be met.

ISMC 2018 Syllabuses from P2 to P6
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Primary 6  Find the greatest 4digit number which when decreased by 1 is exactly divisible by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7
Primary 6  Three plates of fruits A, B, and C are arranged in increasing order of their total mass.
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To keep this order, where should plate D be placed? Choose one of the following:
Before A
Between A and B
Between B and C
After C
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Primary 6  If all the numbers in the number pattern, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, … n, n, n, n add up to 1860, What is n?
Primary 6  Ten boys played RockPaperScissors to determine who was the smartest. Every boy played against each of the other boys once. In each game, the winner received 3 points, the loser received 0 points, and in case of a draw, each of the two boys received 1 point each. The total number of points given was 125. How many games ended with a draw?
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Primary 5  Bobo always tells the truth on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Qiqi always tells the truth on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. On the rest of the days, they may tell the truth or they may lie.
One day last week, Bobo and Qiqi both said, "I lied yesterday."
On which day of the week did that happen?
Answer
Primary 5  John had $15 more than James for his weekly allowance. They each spent $60 weekly and saved the rest. John saved $315 and James saved $210 after a few weeks. How many weeks did it take John to save the $315?
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Primary 5  Following the arrows given in the diagram, how many different routes are there from X to Y passing through P?
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Primary 4  Amir, Bala, and Chandra each has a different favourite food which are satay, pizza, and nasi lemak. Amir does not like pizza or nasi lemak. Bala does not like pizza.
Name the favourite food of each person.
Answer
Primary 4  There were seven friends. Each person shook hands with each of the other six friends. How many handshakes were there altogether?
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Primary 4  Three ladies Anne, Betty and Carol made the following statements:
Anne: I am 22 years old. I am 2 years younger than Betty. I am 1 year older than Carol.
Betty: I am not the youngest. Carol and I are 3 years apart. Carol is 25 years old.
Carol: I am younger than Anne. Anne is 23 years old. Betty is 3 years older than Anne.
If only two of the three statements made by each lady are true, find the age of Anne.
Answer
Primary 3  Petrus pasted 4 dot stickers along two sides of a square as shown below.
Answer
Show where he should paste 5 more stickers so that there are 3 stickers on each side of the square.
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Primary 3  The total number of storybooks that John and Ken have is 25.
The total number of storybooks that John and Lionel have is 20.
The total number of storybooks that Ken and Lionel have is 31.
Who has the most number of books? How many does he have?
Answer
Primary 3  Five friends wanted to know the number of balloons in a bunch,
Kara guessed 25, Kegan guessed 31, Calida guessed 29, Eugene guessed 24 and David guessed 27.
Two guesses were wrong by 2; one guess was wrong by 3 and one guess was wrong by 4. Only one guess was correct.
Who guessed the correct number of balloons?
Primary 2
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2018 Result
2017 Result