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REA … Real review, Real practice, Real results.
REA's New York Grade 8 Math Test Prep!
Fully aligned New York’s Core Curriculum Standards
Are you prepared to excel on this state high-stakes assessment exam?
* Take the diagnostic Pretest and find out what you know and what you should know
* Use REA's advice and tips to ready yourself for proper study and practice
Sharpen your knowledge and skills
* The book's full subject review refreshes knowledge and covers all topics on the official exam and includes numerous examples, diagrams, and charts to illustrate and reinforce key math lessons
* Smart and friendly lessons reinforce necessary skills
* Key tutorials enhance specific abilities needed on the test
* Targeted drills increase comprehension and help organize study
* Color icons and graphics highlight important concepts and tasks
Practice for real
* Create the closest experience to test-day conditions with a full-length practice Posttest
* Chart your progress with detailed explanations of each answer
* Boost confidence with test-taking strategies and focused drills
Ideal for Classroom, Family, or Solo Test Preparation!
REA has helped generations of students study smart and excel on the important tests. REA’s study guides for state-required exams are teacher-recommended and written by experts who have mastered the test.
Synopsis
REA
Real review, Real practice, Real results.
REA's New York Grade 8 Math Test Prep!
Fully aligned New Yorks Core Curriculum Standards
Are you prepared to excel on this state high-stakes assessment exam?
* Take the diagnostic Pretest and find out what you know and what you should know
* Use REA's advice and tips to ready yourself for proper study and practice
Sharpen your knowledge and skills
* The book's full subject review refreshes knowledge and covers all topics on the official exam and includes numerous examples, diagrams, and charts to illustrate and reinforce key math lessons
* Smart and friendly lessons reinforce necessary skills
* Key tutorials enhance specific abilities needed on the test
* Targeted drills increase comprehension and help organize study
* Color icons and graphics highlight important concepts and tasks
Practice for real
* Create the closest experience to test-day conditions with a full-length practice Posttest
* Chart your progress with detailed explanations of each answer
* Boost confidence with test-taking strategies and focused drills
Ideal for Classroom, Family, or Solo Test Preparation!
REA has helped generations of students study smart and excel on the important tests. REAs study guides for state-required exams are teacher-recommended and written by experts who have mastered the test.
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Graphs
Frequency Distributions
Frequency Histograms and Relative
Frequency Histograms
Cumulative Frequency Distributions
Types of Frequency Curves
Deductive and Inductive Reasoning
Sampling
Statistical Plots and Graphs
Diagnostic Tests For Class and Homework Assignments
Arithmetic Diagnostic Test
Algebra Diagnostic Test
Geometry Diagnostic Test
Word Problems Diagnostic Test
Reference Information
NYSTP Mathematics Practice Test
Answer Key
Detailed Explanations of Answers
Answer Sheet
Index
Synopsis
New York State Grade 8 Mathematics TestCompletely aligned with the Learning Standards adopted by the New York State Regents REA helps Grade 8 students get ready for the New York State Grade 8 Mathematics test!
Provides all the instruction and practice students need to excel on the test
Students at all levels will benefit from the many lessons and examples in this book
Diagnostic tests help students determine which topics require additional study Includes full-length practice test with detailed answer explanations
Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS
About Our Editors
About Research and Education Association
PASSING THE NYSTP IN MATHEMATICS
About this Book
About the Test
How to Use this Book
About the Review Sections
Test-Taking Tips
The Day of the Test
ARITHMETIC REVIEW
Integers and Real Numbers
Absolute Value
Positive and Negative Numbers
Order of Operations
Drill: Integers and Real Numbers
Fractions
Operations With Fractions
Drill: Fractions
Decimals
Operations With Decimals
Drill: Decimals
Ratio and Proportion
Ratio
Proportion
Percentages
Equivalent Forms of a Number
Drill: Percentages
Radicals
Operations With Radicals
Drill: Radicals
Exponents
General Laws of Exponents
Power to a Power
Drill: Exponents
Scientific Notation
Averages
Mean
Median
Mode
Drill: Averages
Estimation
Significant Digits
Money Notation
Counting and Sorting
Game Strategies
Networks
Algorithms
Flow Charts
More Estimation
Arithmetic Drills Answer Key
ALGEBRA REVIEW
Operations With Polynomials
Drill: Operations With Polynomials
Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
Commutative Laws (Addition, Multiplication)
Associative Laws (Addition, Multiplication)
Distributive Law
Drill: Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
Equations
Linear Equations
Drill: Linear Equations
Two Linear Equations
Drill: Two Linear Equations
Quadratic Equations
Drill: Quadratic Equations
Absolute Value Equations
Drill: Absolute Value Equations
Inequalities
Properties of Inequalities
Drill: Inequalities
Ratios and Proportions
Drill: Ratios and Proportions
Permutation, Combination, and Probability
Trees
Iteration
Recursion
Growth
Algebra Drills Answer Key
GEOMETRY REVIEW
Points, Lines, and Angles
Intersection Lines and Angles
Types of Angles
Perpendicular Lines
Parallel Lines
Drill: Lines and Angles
Polygons (Convex)
Drill: Regular Polygons
Triangles
Drill: Triangles
Change in Linear Direction
The Pythagorean Theorem
Quadrilaterals
Parallelograms
Rectangles
Rhombi
Squares
Trapezoids
Drill: Quadrilaterals
Circles
Drill: Circles
Solids
Rectangular Solids
Drill: Solids
Perimeters, Areas, Volumes
Coordinate Geometry, Plotting, and Graphing
Drill: Coordinate Geometry
Fractals
Geometry Drills Answer Key
WORD REVIEW PROBLEMS
Algebraic
Drill: Algebraic
Rate
Drill: Rate
Work
Drill: Work
Mixture
Drill: Mixture
Interest
Drill: Interest
Discount
Drill: Discount
Profit
Drill: Profit
Sets
Drill: Sets
Geometry
Drill: Geometry
Measurement
Drill: Measurement
Data Interpretation
Drill: Data Interpretation
Scaled Drawings
Problems with Missing or Misleading Information
Making Inferences
Word Problem Drills Answer Key
QUANTITATIVE ABILITY
Quantitative Comparison
Discrete Quantitative
SPATIAL SENSE RELATIONSHIPS
Drill: Spatial Sense/Relationships
Spatial Sense/Relationships Drill Answer Key
STATISTICS
What is Statistics?
Variables
Functions
Data