Grade 8 Pre-Algebra

The eighth grade Pre-Algebra class finished their first chapter on Integers, Algebraic Expressions and Equations.

They began the chapter with a revview of variables and expressions along with Order of Operations.

An extensive unit was done on Integers.  They reviewed the basics of comparisons and ordering followed bhy

Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying and Dividing.  Students must have a solid foundation with these operations

in order to apply them in several upcoming units.

The class then did a review of mathematic properties with an emphasis on the Distributive Property

The chapter concluded with an extension of solving equations with both positive and negative integers

as well as problem solving using equations.

A test concluded the chapter on October 1st.

The class is currently  on chapter 2 where they are learning about Rational Numbers.