# Math 8 Workbook – Parent (and student) Guide

Parents/Students/Teachers/Tutors, if you have a good link you think would be useful to add in here, please submit it here.

USEFUL SITES:
MathIsFun.com – amazingly useful site                   KutaSoftware.com – worksheets

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

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

Basic Number Laws

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

The Number Line
How to Add/Subtract Positve and Negative Integers
More Explanation and Practice

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

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
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

3.5 Applications of Percent
Calculating Interest [Simple Interest only in Math 8]
Commission Definition
Commission Practice

## Unit 4: Algebra

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

4.6 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

Geometry Index

6.2 Parallel Lines and Tranversals
Parallel Lines
Transversal Definition
Interactive Parallel Lines

## 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)