Mathlinks 8 by Bruce McAskillMathlinks 8 by Bruce McAskill

Mathlinks 8

byBruce McAskill, Wayne Watt, Stella Ablett

Hardcover | May 1, 2008

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This new program was written to meet the general and specific outcomes of the new Common Curriculum Framework.

Title:Mathlinks 8Format:HardcoverDimensions:10.3 × 8.1 × 1.1 inPublished:May 1, 2008Publisher:McGraw Hill School IndigeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070973385

ISBN - 13:9780070973381

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Table of Contents

A Tour of Your Textbook
Problem Solving

CHAPTER 1 Representing Data
Chapter 1 Foldable
Math Link: Music Industry
1.1 Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Graphs
1.2 Misrepresenting Data
1.3 Critiquing Data Presentation
Chapter Review
Practice Test
Math Games: The Plot Thickens
Challenge in Real Life: Keep Your Community Green 
CHAPTER 2 Ratios, Rates, and Proportional Reasoning
Chapter 2 Foldable
Math Link: Multicultural Festival
2.1 Two-Term and Three-Term Ratios
2.2 Rates
2.3 Proportional Reasoning
Chapter Review
Practice Test
Math Games: Rolling Ratios
Challenge in Real Life: Life of a Bush Pilot

CHAPTER 3 Pythagorean Relationship
Chapter 3 Foldable
Math Link: Game Design
3.1 Squares and Square Roots
3.2 Exploring the Pythagorean Relationship
3.3 Estimating Square Roots
3.4 Using the Pythagorean Relationship
3.5 Applying the Pythagorean Relationship
Chapter Review
Practice Test
Math Games: It’s Prime Time
Challenge in Real Life: Building a Staircase

CHAPTER 4 Understanding Percent
Chapter 4 Foldable
Math Link: Water Conservation
4.1 Representing Percents
4.2 Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
4.3 Percent of a Number
4.4 Combining Percents
Chapter Review
Practice Test
Math Games: Number Match
Challenge in Real Life: The Buying and Selling Game
Chapters 1—4 Review
Task: Test the Efficiency of a Ra
CHAPTER 5 Surface Area
Chapter 5 Foldable
Math Link: City Planning
5.1 Views of Three-Dimensional Objects
5.2 Nets of Three-Dimensional Objects
5.3 Surface Area of a Prism
5.4 Surface Area of a Cylinder
Chapter Review
Practice Test
Math Games: Let’s Face It!
Challenge in Real Life: Design a Bedroom

CHAPTER 6 Fraction Operations
Chapter 6 Foldable
Math Link: Canada’s Ecozones
6.1 Multiplying a Fraction and a Whole Number
6.2 Dividing a Fraction by a Whole Number
6.3 Multiplying Proper Fractions
6.4 Multiplying Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
6.5 Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers
6.6 Applying Fraction Operations
Chapter Review
Practice Test
Math Games: Fabulous Fractions
Challenge in Real Life: Rock, Paper, Scissors

CHAPTER 7 Volume
Chapter 7 Foldable
Math Link: Park Design
7.1 Understanding Volume
7.2 Volume of a Prism
7.3 Volume of a Cylinder
7.4 Solving Problems Involving Prisms and Cylinders
Chapter Review
Practice Test
Math Games: Turn Up the Volume!
Challenge in Real Life: Create a Storage Container
CHAPTER 8 Integers
Chapter 8 Foldable
Math Link: Temperature Changes
8.1 Exploring Integer Multiplication
8.2 Multiplying Integers
8.3 Exploring Integer Division
8.4 Dividing Integers
8.5 Applying Integer Operations
Chapter Review
Practice Test
Math Games: Integer Race
Challenge in Real Life: Running a Small Business
Chapters 5—8 Review
Task: Fraction Cubes

CHAPTER 9 Linear Relations
Chapter 9 Foldable
Math Link: Adventure Travel
9.1 Analysing Graphs of Linear Relations
9.2 Patterns in a Table of Values
9.3 Linear Relationships
Chapter Review
Practice Test
Math Games: Friends and Relations
Challenge in Real Life: Comparing Wages

CHAPTER 10 Solving Linear Equations
Chapter 10 Foldable
Math Link: Modelling Equations
10.1 Modelling and Solving One-Step
Equations: ax = b, x_a_ = b
10.2 Modelling and Solving Two-Step Equations: ax + b = c
10.3 Modelling and Solving Two-Step Equations: x + b = c
10.4 Modelling and Solving Two-Step Equations: a(x + b) = c
Chapter Review
Practice Test
Math Games: Rascally Riddles
Challenge in Real Life: The Earth’s Core

CHAPTER 11 Probability
Chapter 11 Foldable
Math Link: Probability Games
11.1 Determining Probabilities Using Tree Diagrams and Tables
11.2 Outcomes of Independent Events
11.3 Determining Probabilities Using Fractions
Chapter Review
Practice Test
Math Games: Play Fair!
Challenge in Real Life: Treasure Hunt
CHAPTER 12 Tessellations
Math Link: Mosaic Designs
12.1 Exploring Tessellations With Regular and Irregular Polygons
12.2 Constructing Tessellations Using Translations and Reflections
12.3 Constructing Tessellations Using Rotations
12.4 Creating Escher-Style Tessellations
Chapter Review
Practice Test
Math Games: Playing at Tiling
Challenge in Real Life: Border Design
Chapters 9—12 Review
Task: Put Out a Forest Fire