# Year 8 Mathematics

**Pupils in this year group will be taught the following topics:**

__Number:__

- Apply the four operations to negative numbers
- Convert numbers to and from standard form
- Apply the multiplication and division power laws of indices
- Convert between terminating decimals and fractions

__Algebra:__

- Factorise an expression by taking out common factors
- Change the subject of a formula when two steps are required
- Find and use the nth term for a linear sequence
- Solve linear equations with unknowns on both sides
- Plot and interpret graphs of linear functions

__Ratio, proportion and rates of change:__

- Find a relevant multiplier when solving problems involving proportion
- Solve problems involving percentage change, including original value problems

__Geometry and measures:__

- Apply the formulae for circumference and area of a circle
- Find the volume of prisms

__Probability:__

- Calculate theoretical probabilities for single events

__Statistics:__

- Find the mean, modes, range and mean of both discrete and continuous data and use these to compare at least 2 different sets of data

**Pupils who meet age related expectations will be able to demonstrate the following**** (in relation to each topic):**

**Fluency**in their**knowledge**and**understanding**of the mathematical rules relating to each topic area- Be able to
**reason mathematically**by applying their knowledge to justifying answers and**solving problems**relating to each aspect covered.