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# Common Core Math: Grade 8

In eighth grade, students expand their knowledge of rational numbers to include irrational numbers such as pi or the square root of 2, filling out the entire set of real numbers. Students use exponent laws to simplify expressions and perform computations using scientific notation. Students also solve equations, including those with exponents or radicals, and systems of two equations. The concept of functions is introduced. Students identify and represent functions numerically, graphically and algebraically and use linear functions to model associations in two-dimensional data. Students also explore congruence and similarity in the context of transformations of two-dimensional figures, apply the Pythagorean theorem, and compute volumes of cylinders, cones and spheres.

### Common Core Standards

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Expressions & Equations

Manipulate expressions, including those with exponents; solve equations and systems of equations; and use scientific notation.

#### Perform computations with scientific notation (CCSS.Content.Math.8.EE.A.4):

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Geometry

Compute volumes of solids and apply the Pythagorean theorem.

#### Find the volume of a cylinder (CCSS.Content.Math.8.G.C.9):

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Number System

Classify irrational numbers and continue manipulating and ordering rational numbers.

#### Order a list of numbers (CCSS.Math.Content.8.NS.A.2):

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Functions

Define, construct and compare functions.

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Analyze and model associations in datasets.

#### Model data with a linear association (CCSS.Content.Math.8.SP.A.2):

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