Today we began our second unit on solving multi-step equations. This is a vital piece of solving problems in pre-algebra AND algebra. We MUST get this right! :) We will be working hard to learn the best strategy to solve these problems in the upcoming weeks!!
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Unit 1 Test - October 3rd
Posted by Katrina Hall on 9/22/2017
Students will have their first test of the year on Tuesday, October 3rd.
Standards Covered: MAFS.8.EE.1.2, MAFS.8.NS.1.1 and MAFS.8.NS.1.2
- Use square root and cube root symbols to represent solutions to equations of the form x² = p and x³ = p, where p is a positive rational number.
- Evaluate square roots of small perfect squares and cube roots of small perfect cubes.
- Know that √2 is irrational
- Know that numbers that are not rational are called irrational.
- Understand informally that every number has a decimal expansion; for rational numbers show that the decimal expansion repeats eventually, and convert a decimal expansion which repeats eventually into a rational number.
- Use rational approximations of irrational numbers to compare the size of irrational numbers, locate them approximately on a number line diagram, and estimate the value of expressions.
I would like to take a minute to welcome all of my students back to class after Hurricane Irma! I hope that all of you and your families weathered the storm okay!
My family was without power for 5 days and we had no damages to our home. I know that some of you were probably not as fortunate as my family, so please let me know if there is anything the school can do to help!