Eighth grade mathematics is about
- Formulating and reasoning about expressions and equations, including modeling an association in bivariate data with a linear equation, and solving linear equations and systems of linear equations
- Grasping the concept of a function and using functions to describe quantitative relationships
- Analyzing two- and three-dimensional space and figures using distance, angle, similarity, and congruence, and understanding and applying the Pythagorean Theorem.
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From EngageNY.org of the New York State Education Department. Grade 8 Mathematics.
Available from engageny.org/resource/grade-8-mathematics; accessed 2015-05-29.
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