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# McGraw-Hill Ryerson Mathematics 8: Making Connections: Making Connections

## byWayne Erdman, Elizabeth Ainslie, Dan Gilfoy

### Hardcover | August 15, 2004

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A program developed to help intermediate students and teachers experience success with mathematics. This program has been developed on a foundation of research on how intermediate students learn mathematics and the challenges facing teachers of these grades.

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ISBN - 10:0070917612

ISBN - 13:9780070917613

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Table of Contents

**A Tour of Your Textbook ****Problem Solving****Get Ready for Grade 8**

1 Fractions, Metric Units, Estimation

2 Convert Fractions, Decimals, and Percents; Perfect Squares and Square Roots

3 Patterns With Natural Numbers, Fractions, and Integers

**Chapter 1 Measurement and Number Sense**

Get Ready

1.1 Discover the Pi Relationship

1.2 Circumference Relationships

1.3 Discover the Area of a Circle

1.4 Draw Circles Using a Set of Compasses

1.5 Construct Circles From Given Data

Use Technology*Construct Circles Using The Geometer’s Sketchpad®*

1.6 Choose and Apply Circle Formulas

Review

Practice Test

**Chapter 2 Two-Dimensional Geometry**

Get Ready

2.1 Discover the Pythagorean Relationship

Use Technology*Explore the Pythagorean Relationship Using The Geometer’s Sketchpad®*

2.2 Find Approximate Values of Square Roots

2.3 Apply the Pythagorean Relationship

2.4 Use the Pythagorean Relationship

Review

Practice Test

Task: Design a Playground With a Wading Pool

**Chapter 3 Fraction Operations**

Get Ready

3.1 Add and Subtract Fractions

3.2 Investigate Multiplying Fractions

3.3 Investigate Dividing Fractions

3.4 Order of Operations With Fractions

3.5 Operations With Mixed Numbers

Review

Practice Test

**Chapter 4 Probability**

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4.1 Explore Basic Probability

4.2 Organize Outcomes and Compare Probabilities

4.3 More on Predicted Probabilities

4.4 Extension: Simulations

4.5 Apply Probability to Real Life

Review

Practice Test

Task: Spin the Spinner; Pick a Card

Chapters 1–4 Review

**Chapter 5 Ratios, Rates, and Percents**

Get Ready

5.1 Apply Ratio and Proportion

5.2 Explore Rates

5.3 Apply Percent to Sales Taxes and Discounts

5.4 Apply Percent to Commission

5.5 Calculate Simple Interest

Review

Practice Test

**Chapter 6 Patterning and Algebra**

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6.1 Identify Patterns

6.2 Define Patterns Using Algebra

6.3 Explore Relationships on a Grid

6.4 Apply Patterning Strategies

Review

Practice Test

Task: What’s the Best Buy?

**Chapter 7 Exponents**

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7.1 Pattern With Powers and Exponents

7.2 Order of Operations With Exponents

7.3 Discover Scientific Notation

7.4 Solve Fermi Problems

Review

Practice Test

**Chapter 8 Three-Dimensional Geometry and Measurement**

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8.1 Recognize and Sketch Three-Dimensional Figures

8.2 Build Models of Three-Dimensional Figures

8.3 Surface Area of a Triangular Prism

8.4 Volume of a Triangular Prism

8.5 Surface Area or Volume of Triangular Prisms

Review

Practice Test

Task: Design a Runway

Chapters 5–8 Review

**Chapter 9 Data Management: Collection and Display**

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9.1 Collect, Organize, and Use Data

9.2 Comparative Bar Graphs

9.3 Histograms

Use Technology*Create Histograms Using Fathom™*

9.4 Use Databases to Solve Problems

9.5 Use a Spreadsheet to Present Data and Solve Problems

Review

Practice Test

**Chapter 10 Data Management: Analysis and Interpretation**

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10.1 Analyse Data and Make Inferences

10.2 Understand and Apply Measures of Central Tendency

10.3 Bias in Samples

10.4 Make and Evaluate Arguments Based on Data

Review

Practice Test

Task: What Interests You?

**Chapter 11 Integers**

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11.1 Add Integers

11.2 Subtract Integers

11.3 Multiply Integers

11.4 Divide Integers

11.5 Order of Operations With Integers

11.6 Patterns and Trends With Integers

Review

Practice Test

**Chapter 12 Patterning and Equations**

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12.1 Model and Solve Equations

12.2 Apply the Opposite Operations

12.3 Model Problems With Equations

12.4 Explore Inequalities

Review

Practice Test

Task: Design a Garden

Chapters 9–12 Review

**Chapter 13 Geometry of Angle Properties**

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13.1 Internal Angles of a Triangle

Use Technology*Explore the Internal Angles of a Triangle Using The Geometer’s Sketchpad®*

13.2 Angle Properties of Intersecting and Perpendicular Lines

Use Technology*Explore Intersecting and Perpendicular Lines Using The Geometer’s Sketchpad®*

13.3 Angle Properties of Parallel Lines

Use Technology*Explore Parallel Lines Using The Geometer’s Sketchpad®*

13.4 Apply Angle Measures

13.5 Construct Line Segments and Angles

Review

Practice Test

**Answers ****Glossary ****Index **