Eighth Grade Math
General Information
8.1 The student will
a) simplify numerical expressions involving positive exponents, using rational numbers, order of operations, and properties of operations with real numbers; and
b) compare and order decimals, fractions, percents, and numbers written in scientific notation.
8.2 The student will describe orally and in writing the relationships between the subsets of the real number system.
8.3 The student will
a) solve practical problems involving rational numbers, percents, ratios, and proportions; and
b) determine the percent increase or decrease for a given situation.
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Proportions 
Online math workout 
8.4 The student will apply the order of operations to evaluate algebraic expressions for given replacement values of the variables.
8.5 The student will
a) determine whether a given number is a perfect square; and
b) find the two consecutive whole numbers between which a square root lies.
8.6 The student will
a) verify by measuring and describe the relationships among vertical angles, adjacent angles, supplementary angles, and complementary angles; and
b) measure angles of less than 360°.
8.7 The student will
a) investigate and solve practical problems involving volume and surface area of prisms, cylinders, cones, and pyramids; and
b) describe how changing one measured attribute of a figure affects the volume and surface area.
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8.8 The student will
a) apply transformations to plane figures; and
b) identify applications of transformations.
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Spy Guys: Slides and Flips 
A video that explains slides and flips and contains interactive activities 

Transformations 
Learn how to identify, describe, perform, and analyze transformations involving translations, reflections and rotations 

Transformations 
Demonstrates flips, slides, and turns 

Wrapping Paper Patterns 
Decide which figures would result from a flip, a slide, or a turn 
8.9 The student will construct a threedimensional model, given the top or bottom, side, and front views.
8.10 The student will
a) verify the Pythagorean Theorem; and
b) apply the Pythagorean Theorem
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8.11 The student will solve practical area and perimeter problems involving composite plane figures.
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8.12 The student will determine the probability of independent and dependent events with and without replacement.
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Create a graph 
Bar, Line, Area, Pie and XY graph creation 
8.13 The student will
a) make comparisons, predictions, and inferences, using information displayed in graphs; and
b) construct and analyze scatterplots.
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8.14 The student will make connections between any two representations (tables, graphs, words, and rules) of a given relationship.
8.15 The student will
a) solve multistep linear equations in one variable with the variable on one and two sides of the equation;
b) solve twostep linear inequalities and graph the results on a number line; and
c) identify properties of operations used to solve an equation.
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Equation Review 
Solve twostep equations to build a dancing snowman 
8.16 The student will graph a linear equation in two variables.
8.17 The student will identify the domain, range, independent variable, or dependent variable in a given situation.
Review