**Grade 8 Overview**

- The Number System
- Know that there are numbers that are not rational, and approximate them by rational numbers.

- Expressions and Equations
- Work with radicals and integer exponents.
- Understand the connection between proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations.
- Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations.

- Functions
- Define, evaluate, and compare functions.
- Use functions to model relationships between quantities.

- Geometry
- Understand congruence and similarity using physical models, transparencies, or geometry software.
- Understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem.
- Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving volume of cylinders, cones, and spheres.

- Statistics and Probability
- Investigate patterns of association in bivariate data.