# Math 8 Workbook – Parent (and student) Guide

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USEFUL SITES:

MathIsFun.com – amazingly useful site KutaSoftware.com – worksheets

IXL.com – lots of online practice GreeneMath.com – video lessons

Mortgage Calculator – information about mortgages and many interesting links

NOTE: With the curriculum change for 2016-2017, most of the classes are using a new workbook, *Theory and Practice for Mathematics 8*. The Lord Byng Grade 8 workbook, for which the material below was assembled, has been revised, and is still available to students seeking extra practice. The links below are intended to be an addendum to our book, helping parents and students review topics and giving students extra practice.

**Unit 1: Number Sense**

**Unit 1: Number Sense**

1.2 Divisibility

Divisibility Rules

Dvisibility Rules and Practice

1.3 Factors and Multiples

Finding all Factors of a Number

Jeopardy Practice

Printable Practice Worksheet on Factors

Multiples

1.4 Prime and Composite Numbers

Prime and Composite Numbers

Prime Number Chart and Checker Tool

Primes and Composite Numbers

Even and Odd Numbers

1.5 Prime Factorization

Prime Factorization

Factor Trees Practice

1.6 GCF and LCM

GCF and LCM – Using Prime Factorization

GCF – Not Using Prime Factorization

LCM – Not using prime factorization

1.7 Integers: Addition and Subtraction

The Number Line

How to Add/Subtract Positve and Negative Integers

More Explanation and Practice

Add/Subtract Integers Worksheet

1.8 Integers: Multiplication and Division

Multiplying Negatives

Extra Practice

Video – Explanation of Multiplying Integers

Multiplying and Dividing Integers Worksheet

1.8 Operations with Zero and One

Dividing by Zero

**Unit 2: Rational Numbers**

2.1 Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Working with Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers

2.2 Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Adding Fractions

Subtracting Fractions

More Practice

2.3 Multiplying Fractions

Multipliying Fractions

Video – Cancelling When Multiplying

2.4 Dividing Fractions

Dividing Fractions

Video – Dividing Fractions

2.5 Changing Fractions in to Decimals

Converting Fractions to Decimals

Converting Decimals to Fractions

2.6 Multiplying and Dividing with Powers of 10

Multiplying with Powers of 10

2.7 Combined Operations with Decimals

Addition of Decimals

Subtraction of Decimals

Multiplication of Decimals

Division of Decimals

**Unit 3: Ratios, Rate and Percent**

3.1 Ratios and Proportions

Ratios

Ratios and Proportions

Proportionality

Solving Proportions

3.2 Rate

Speed

Units of Measurement

Unit Price

Video – Calculating Rates

3.3 Percents

Percents Menu

Introduction to Percents

Decimals, Fractions and Percentages

Percent Change

Finding Percent

3.4 Percent of a Number

Calculating Percent of a Number

Percent Game

Finding Percent of a Number

Calculating Percent Worksheet

3.5 Applications of Percent

Calculating Interest [Simple Interest only in Math 8]

Commission Definition

Commission Practice

Graduated Commission

**Unit 4: Algebra**

Math-is-Fun.com – Algebra Index

Algebra Glossary

Patterns – A Good Place to Start Before Algebra

4.1 Evaluating Expressions

Order of Operations

Order of Operations Worksheet

Subsituting Values for Variables

Evaluating Expressions Worksheet

4.2 Like Terms and the Distributive Property

Like Terms

Basic Number Laws – Includes Distributive Property

Expanding Brackets (The Distributive Property)

Like Terms Worksheet

Distributive Property Worksheet

4.3 Writing Expressions and Equations

Writing Algebraic Expression

Writing Equations

Writing Expressions Worksheet

4.4 Solving One and Two Step Equations

Introduction to Algebra

Algebra Balance

Solving Simple Equations by Multiplying

One Step Equations Worksheet

4.5 Multi-Step Equations

Two Step Equations – Practice Worksheet

Multi Step Equations – Practice Worksheet

Practice Worksheets on Using Distributive Property

Practice Worksheets on Using Like Terms

4.6 Problems

Problem Practice

**Unit 5: Exponents and Square Roots**

5.1 Exponents and Bases

Basic Definitions – Note: Negative exponents are not in Math 8, but are very useful in Science.

5.3 Exponent Laws

Exponent Laws – Note: Fractional exponents are not in Math 8!

5.4 Roots

Square Roots

5.5 The Pythagorean Theorem

Pythagorean Theorem

Algebraic Proof

**Unit 6: Geometry**

6.1 Angles

Angles

Measuring Degrees

Complementary Angles

Supplementary Angles

Straight Angles

Angles around a Point

6.2 Parallel Lines and Tranversals

Parallel Lines

Transversal Definition

Interactive Parallel Lines

6.3 Triangles

Classifying Triangles

Interior Angles of Triangles (and other polygons)

Right Triangles

Proof that Triangles contain 180 degrees

Interactive Triangles

Practice Questions

6.4 Quadrilaterals

Quadrilaterals

Introduction to Quadrilaterals

Interactive Quadrilaterals

**Unit 7: Two Dimensional Measurement**

7.1 Perimeter

Basic Definition

7.2 Area

What is Area?

Area of Different Shapes

Area Calculator – should only ever be used to check an answer

Area Practice Questions

7.3 Circles: Area and Circumference

Circles

The Magical Number Pi

Approximating Pi Activity

Practice Problems

Circles – Extra Problems – ok to use calculator on these

**Unit 8: Data Analysis**

8.1 Coordinates and Graphing

Cartesian Coordinates

Interactive Coordinates

Click on the Coordinate game

The Number Line

Straight Line Graphs

8.2 Graphing Data I (Line Graphs)

Make Your Own Line Graph

Examples of Line Graphs

Line Graphs

8.3 Graphing Data II (Other Types of Graphs)

Bar, Line and Circle Graphs

Showing Results of a Survey

Bar, Line and Circle Graphs

Circle Graphs/Pie Charts

Line Graphs

Histograms

Wikipedia Link

Some practice examples

8.4 Probability

Probability

Interactive Spinner – experimental probability

Neat discussion of Random Words – enrichment only

8.5 Independent Events