Math 8

This math course will take you sequentially through these topics:

  • Squares
  • Square Roots
  • Pythagorean Theorem
  • Multiplication
  • Division and order of Operations of Fractions
  • Ratio
  • Rates and Percent
  • Surface Area and Volume of Rectangular and Triangular Prisms and Cylinders
  • Multiplication
  • Division and Order of Operations of Integers
  • Tesselations
  • Drawing and Reading 2-D views of Cubic Structures
  • Data Analysis
  • Probability
  • Linear Equations

There will be 27 assignments, 8 tests and 1 final exam for marks. There will also be Practice Questions for each lesson. These must be done in order to get access to the Weekly Assignment. There will also be 4 cumulative reviews to help students in their studying.

Students should review their understanding of addition and subtraction of fractions and integers prior to the course.

Optional supplies are: a set of interlocking cubes, isometric dot paper and graph paper.

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