Year 8 Maths

Subject Description

The year 8 mathematics course offers students the opportunity to develop their maths skills in a wide range of topics. Students will use a range of technology including calculators, iPad apps, graphing software and spread sheets to facilitate their learning.

The following topics are covered at Year 8:
– Directed number
– Measurement & Area
– Number & Algebra
– Statistics & Probability
– Geometric reasoning
– Financial arithmetic
– Linear graphing

Equipment & Text

Essential Mathematics for the Australian Curriculum Year 8

Additional equipment required will be:
– Calculator
– Ruler
– Maths exercise book

Special Comments

The year 8 maths course will cater to a range of abilities. It is expected that all students will be completing a weekly homework tasks on top of the general classroom work to be completed.