08 Mathematics

Year 8:  Full Year / 2 Semesters / Advanced Technologies Mathematics

Australian Curriculum Website:  https://australiancurriculum.edu.au/f-10-curriculum/mathematics

Pre-Requisite:  Nil

SUBJECT OVERVIEW

Topics may include

  • Number and place value
  • Real numbers
  • Money and financial mathematics
  • Linear and non-linear relationships
  • Data representation and interpretation

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ASSESSMENT

Assessment tasks include:

Carry out the four operations with rational numbers and integers, using efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital technologies

Solve problems involving the use of percentages, including percentage increases and decreases, with and without digital technologies

Solve a range of problems involving rates and ratios, with and without digital technologies

Solve problems involving profit and loss, with and without digital technologies

Solve linear equations using algebraic and graphical techniques. Verify solutions by substitution

Explore the variation of means and proportions of random samples drawn from the same population

Investigate the effect of individual data values, including outliers, on the mean and median

Additional Information

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