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Overview

Barron's New York State Grade 8 Math Test, 3rd Edition by Anne M. Szczesny

This revised and updated test preparation manual reviews all Grade 8 math topics covered on the new New York State Math Assessment test. They include the number system; measurement; fractions, decimals, and percents; the basics of geometry and trigonometry; transformations; equations; and graphing. This book also presents test-taking advice and two sample tests with solutions to all problems. Helpful diagrams and line illustrations appear throughout the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764146237
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 630,062
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 13 Years

Table of Contents


  • CHAPTER 1 THE TEST


    Scoring


    Test-Taking Tips
    Sample Questions


  • CHAPTER 2 NUMBERS AND OPERATIONS


    Number Sets


    Properties of Operations


    Absolute Value


    Operations on Integers


    Order of Operations


    Adding and Subtracting Fractions


    Multiplying and Dividing Fractions


    Divisibility Rules


    Greatest Common Factor and Least Common Multiple


    Prime Numbers, Composite Numbers, and Exponents


    Scientific Notation


    Test Your Skills


  • CHAPTER 3 PATTERNS AND FUNCTIONS


    Writing Expressions


    Evaluating Expressions


    Writing Expressions and Equations from Data


    Equations and Inequalities


    Solving Equations


    Solving and Graphing Inequalities


    Writing Equations and Inequalities from Word Problems


    Test Your Skills


  • CHAPTER 4 RATIO, PROPORTION, AND PERCENT


    Ratio and Proportion


    Changing Fractions to Decimals


    Changing Decimals to Percents


    Changing Fractions to Percents


    Solving Percent Problems


    Interest


    Test Your Skills


  • CHAPTER 5 MEASUREMENT


    Customary System


    Metric System


    Converting Between Systems


    Temperature Conversion


    Monetary Conversion


    Test Your Skills


  • CHAPTER 6 MONOMIALS AND POLYNOMIALS


    Adding Polynomials


    Subtracting Polynomials


    Laws of Exponents


    Multiplying a Monomial by a Monomial


    Multiplying a Binomial by a Monomial


    Squaring a Monomial


    Multiplying a Binomial by a Binomial


    Squaring a Binomial


    Dividing a Polynomial by a Monomial


    Factoring Algebraic Expressions


    Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax2 + bx + c


    Test Your Skills


  • CHAPTER 7 GEOMETRY


    Lines


    Angles


    Plane Figures


    Right Triangles


    Quadrilaterals


    Other Polygons


    Interior Angles of Polygons


    Similarity and Congruence


    Test Your Skills


  • CHAPTER 8 GRAPHING


    The Coordinate System


    Plotting Points


    Slope


    Graphing Lines


    Writing Equations of Lines


    Solving Systems of Equations


    Graphing Linear Inequalities


    Quadratic Equations


    Relations and Functions


    Descriptive Graphs


    Test Your Skills


  • CHAPTER 9 TRANSFORMATIONS


    Translation


    Symmetry


    Reflection


    Rotation


    Dilation


    Test Your Skills


  • CHAPTER 10 SOLUTIONS TO PRACTICE PROBLEMS


  • CHAPTER 11 SAMPLE TEST 1


    Answers to Sample Test 1


  • CHAPTER 12 SAMPLE TEST 2


    Answers to Sample Test 2


    Index

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