Year 8 Mathematics SyllabusYear 8 Number Theory- Prime numbers
- Composite numbers
- Factors and multiples
- Prime factorization
- Divisibility rules
Year 8 Integers- Addition and subtraction of integers
- Multiplication and division of integers
- Absolute value
- Number line representation
Year 8 Rational Numbers- Fractions and decimals
- Equivalent fractions
- Operations with fractions and decimals
- Mixed numbers and improper fractions
Year 8 Exponents & Radicals- Exponential notation
- Laws of exponents
- Square roots and cube roots
- Simplifying radicals
Year 8 Ratio & Proportion- Ratios and rates
- Proportional relationships
- Direct and inverse proportions
- Solving problems involving ratios and proportions
Year 8 Percentages- Introduction to percentages
- Converting between fractions, decimals, and percentages
- Percent increase and decrease
- Simple interest
Year 8 Consumer Math- Understanding income and expenses
- Budgeting and financial planning
- Sales tax and discounts
- Banking and interest
Year 8 Units of Measurement- Length, mass, and volume conversions
- Customary and metric units
- Area and perimeter
- Volume and surface area
Year 8 Word Problems- Translating word problems into mathematical expressions and equations
- Solving multi-step word problems
- Real-life applications of mathematics
Year 8 Coordinate Plane- Cartesian coordinates
- Plotting points on a coordinate plane
- Distance and midpoint formulas
- Graphing linear equations
Year 8 Two Dimensional Shapes- Classifying polygons
- Perimeter and area of polygons
- Properties of triangles and quadrilaterals
- Similarity and congruence of shapes
Year 8 Three Dimensional Shapes- Classifying three-dimensional shapes
- Surface area and volume of prisms, pyramids, cylinders, and cones
- Nets of three-dimensional shapes
- Real-life applications of three-dimensional shapes
Year 8 Congruence- Congruent figures
- Transformations (translations, reflections, rotations)
- Symmetry
- Tessellations
Year 8 Geometric Measurement- Angle relationships
- Measuring angles using a protractor
- Finding missing angles
- Pythagorean theorem
Year 8 Sequences- Arithmetic sequences
- Geometric sequences
- Recursive and explicit formulas
- Finding the nth term and the sum of terms in a sequence
Year 8 Expressions- Evaluating algebraic expressions
- Simplifying algebraic expressions
- Combining like terms
- Distributive property
Year 8 One Variable Equations- Solving one-step equations
- Solving two-step equations
- Solving multi-step equations
- Applications of equations
Year 8 Linear Equations- Graphing linear equations
- Writing equations in slope-intercept form
- Finding slope and y-intercept
- Systems of linear equations
Year 8 Graphs- Reading and interpreting graphs
- Line graphs, bar graphs, and pie charts
- Scatter plots and trend lines
- Solving problems using graphs
Year 8 Statistics- Measures of central tendency (mean, median, mode)
- Range and interquartile range
- Data analysis and interpretation
- Probability distribution
Year 8 Probability- Theoretical probability
- Experimental probability
- Counting principles (permutations and combinations)
- Probability of independent and dependent events
This course is helpful for the following exams: Year 8