Academic Standards for
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Eighth Grade Standards

8.2.3 By the end of eighth grade, students will solve problems involving whole numbers, integers, and rational numbers (fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, and percents) with and without the use of technology.
Example indicators:

  • Use proportions to solve scale-model problems with fractions and decimals.
  • Problems should be of increasing level of difficulty and involve real-life situations.