## 8th Grade Math

What we do:

• Mix of pre-algebra and algebra skills
• Processes of using and defining linear equations, including using equations to model data and deriving models from actual data
• Four methods of solving systems of two variable equations
• Systems of inequality and their uses
• Factoring and simplifying a variety of polynomial equations and exponential expressions
• Proof and number and properties of real numbers and multiple techniques for solving quadratic equations
• Function notation and trigonometric ratios
• Complex rate, ratio, proportion and unit problems
• Apply statistics to analyzing current social, political and scientific issues •
• Exponents and scientific notation

How we do it:

• Build an understanding of how to detect patterns and how to represent them in graphs, tables and equations
• Develop students’ understanding of rates and unit conversion
• Build facility in working with equations and creating equations
• Small group and whole class instruction
• Test and quizzes
• Daily math practice