# Grade 8 Math (Pre-Algebra Semester 1)

## 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**

- Ratios and Proportions
- Equivalent Ratios
- Unit Rates
- Unit Prices
- Solve Proportions
- Scale
- 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