# Core Math Assessment: Grade 8

## UNIT 1: NUMBERS AND OPERATIONS

Working with Fractions

Topics covered include:

• Performing Fraction Arithmetic Operations
• Solving Fraction Word Problems

Decimal Word Problems

Topics covered include:

• Adding and Subtracting Decimals - Word Problems
• Multiplying Decimals - Word Problems
• Dividing Decimals - Word Problems

Mixed Operations

Topics covered include:

• Doing Mixed Operations with Decimals
• Doing Mixed Operations with Decimals - Word Problems

Percent Basics

Topics covered include:

• The Meaning of Percent
• Changing Between Percents and Decimals
• Changing Between Percents and Fractions
• Finding Percents - Word Problems

Percent Problems

Topics covered include:

• Finding a Percent of a Number
• Finding Percent Increase
• Finding Percent Decrease
• Percents - Word Problems

Ratios, Proportions, and Conversion of Units

Topics covered include:

• Ratios
• Calculating Proportions
• Converting Measurements
• Converting Money

## UNIT 2: MEASUREMENT

Temperature Measurement

Topics covered include:

• Fahrenheit Scale
• Celsius Scale
• Fahrenheit to Celsius Conversion
• Celsius to Fahrenheit Conversion

## UNIT 3: GEOMETRY

Intersections and Parallels

Topics covered include:

• Intersecting Lines
• Parallel Lines - Equal Angles
• Parallel Lines - Supplementary Angles
• Angle Problem Solving

Triangles

Topics covered include:

• Triangles
• Special Triangles
• Triangle Sum Theorem
• Exterior Angle Sum Theorem
• Triangle Problem Solving
• Pythagorean Theorem

Polygons

Topics covered include:

• Polygons
• Regular Polygons

Uses of Transformations

Topics covered include:

• Similarity
• Reflective Symmetry
• Rotational Symmetry
• Tessellations I
• Tessellations II

Solid Shapes

Topics covered include:

• Cubes, Prisms, Pyramids
• Cylinders, Cones, Spheres
• Constructing Solid Shapes

Constructions

Topics covered include:

• Angle Bisectors
• Perpendiculars from a Line
• Perpendiculars to a Line
• Right Bisectors
• The Circumcircle
• The Incircle
• Parallel Lines