8th Grade Math Academic Standards

Below are the academic standards for 8th Grade math, organized by domain. Each standard is marked to indicate whether it is major (green), supporting (blue), or additional (yellow). Click on any domain to explore its academic standards in more depth, review pre- and post-requisites, and find specific standards-related resources.

Domain 8.NS

The Number System

Know that there are numbers that are not rational, and approximate them by rational numbers.

Standard 8.NS.A.1

Standard 8.NS.A.2

Domain 8.EE

Expressions and Equations

Work with radicals and integer exponents.

Standard 8.EE.A.1

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Understand the connections between proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations.

Standard 8.EE.B.5

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Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations.

Standard 8.EE.C.7

Standard 8.EE.C.7.A

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Domain 8.F


Define, evaluate, and compare functions.

Standard 8.F.A.1

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Use functions to model relationships between quantities.

Standard 8.F.B.4

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Domain 8.G


Understand congruence and similarity using physical models, transparencies, or geometry software.

Standard 8.G.A.1

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Understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem.

Standard 8.G.B.6

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Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving volume of cylinders, cones and spheres.

Standard 8.G.C.9

Domain 8.SP

Statistics and Probability

Investigate patterns of association in bivariate data.

Standard 8.SP.A.1

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