# Virginia State Standards for Mathematics: Grade 8

8.1. The student will

8.1.a) simplify numerical expressions involving positive exponents, using rational numbers, order of operations, and properties of operations with real numbers.

8.1.b) compare and order decimals, fractions, percents, and numbers written in scientific notation.

8.1.c) Compare and order decimals, fractions, percents, and numbers written in scientific notation.

8.2. The student will describe orally and in writing the relationships between the subsets of the real number system.

8.3. The student will

8.4. The student will apply the order of operations to evaluate algebraic expressions for given replacement values of the variables.

8.5. The student will

8.6. The student will

8.7. The student will

8.8. The student will

8.9. The student will construct a three-dimensional model, given the top or bottom, side, and front views.

8.10. The student will

8.10.a) verify the Pythagorean Theorem.

8.10.b) apply the Pythagorean Theorem.

8.11. The student will solve practical area and perimeter problems involving composite plane figures.

8.12. The student will determine the probability of independent and dependent events with and without replacement.

8.13. The student will

8.14. The student will make connections between any two representations (tables, graphs, words, and rules) of a given relationship.

8.14.a) Describe and represent relations and functions, using tables, graphs, and rules; and

8.14.b) Relate and compare tables, graphs, and rules as different forms of representation for relationships.

8.15. The student will

8.16. The student will graph a linear equation in two variables.

8.17. The student will identify the domain, range, independent variable, or dependent variable in a given situation.

8.18. The student will use the following algebraic terms appropriately: domain, range, independent variable, and dependent variable.

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