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Grade 8 Math (Pre-Algebra Semester 1)

 
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Grade 8 Math (Pre-Algebra Semester 1)

Recommended Grade Level: 8

This course covers all the important topics necessary before a student takes on a full-fledged Algebra course. Student learns about the different types of numbers, their properties and the different operations that can be performed on them. They also learn about ratios & proportions, rates and percent. The course also teaches about measurement and conversions.

Prerequisites:

Syllabus:

Section 1: Numbers

  • Rational Numbers
  • Compare Rational Numbers
  • Absolute Value and Opposites
  • Number Line
  • Converting Fractions to Decimals and Decimals to Fractions
  • Classify Numbers
  • Square Roots
  • Cube Roots

Section 2: Operations

  • Basic operations on Integers
  • Order of Operations (Integers)
  • Variable Expressions (Integers)
  • Add and Subtract Rational Numbers
  • Multiply and Divide Rational Numbers
  • Order of Operations
  • Variable Expressions (Rational Numbers)
  • Word Problems

Section 3: Ratios, Rates and Proportions

  1. Ratios and Proportions
  2. Equivalent Ratios
  3. Unit Rates
  4. Unit Prices
  5. Solve Proportions
  6. Scale
  7. Word Problems

Section 4: Percent

  • Introduction to Percent
  • Converting Percentages
  • Percent Change
  • Percent Equation
  • Percent Applications
  • Word Problems

Section 5: Measurements

  • Customary Units
  • Metric Units
  • Unit Prices
  • Precision
  • Greatest Possible Error
  • Minimum and Maximum in Area and Volume
  • Percent Error
  • Percent Error in Area and Volume
  • Word Problems

 

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