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Ch 1: FSA - Grade 8 Math: The Real Number System

About This Chapter

Our chapter on the real number system will help your student prepare for the relevant section of the FSA - Grade 8 Math test. The video lessons were created by knowledgeable and experienced teachers who are available to help the student as they progress through the course.

FSA - Grade 8 Math: The Real Number System - Chapter Summary

This chapter will teach the student everything they need to know about rational and irrational numbers for the FSA - Grade 8 Math test. The lesson topics included in this chapter are:

  • Definition of rational numbers
  • Decimal expansion of rational numbers
  • Rational numbers on a graph
  • Definition of irrational numbers
  • Estimation of square roots

Our experienced teachers lead the student through every video lesson. There are lesson transcripts available for review and interactive timelines with links to the main topics in each video. Under the teacher tab, students can fill out the simple form and ask the teacher questions. Each lesson also comes with a short quiz to test retention, and there are practice tests to help the student prepare for the real one.

FSA - Grade 8 Math: The Real Number System Objectives

The Florida Department of Education administers the FSA - Grade 8 Math test to measure the academic development of 8th-grade students across the state. The material in this study chapter is relevant to the section of the test called Statistics and Probability and The Number System, which makes up 18% of the test. The computer-based test is composed of three types of questions: multiple-choice, open-answer, and technology-enhanced (interactive).

5 Lessons in Chapter 1: FSA - Grade 8 Math: The Real Number System
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What are Rational Numbers? - Definition & Examples

1. What are Rational Numbers? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will learn about rational numbers and their characteristics. We'll discover what they are, what they aren't and how to distinguish them from other types of numbers.

Decimal Expansion of Rational Numbers

2. Decimal Expansion of Rational Numbers

Numbers can be represented in several different forms, including fractions and decimals. In this lesson, learn about decimal forms of numbers and how to convert repeating decimals to rational numbers.

Graphing Rational Numbers on a Number Line

3. Graphing Rational Numbers on a Number Line

Number lines have many uses both in mathematics and everyday life. This lesson will teach you how to graph numbers on a number line and give real-world examples of how to use number lines.

What are Irrational Numbers? - Definition & Examples

4. What are Irrational Numbers? - Definition & Examples

Irrational numbers may not be crazy, but they do sometimes bend our minds a little. Learn about common irrational numbers, like the square root of 2 and pi, as well as a few others that businessmen, artists, and scientists find useful.

Estimating Square Roots

5. Estimating Square Roots

Inverse operations are mathematical operations that undo each other. The square root is the inverse of the squared (or multiplying a number by itself) operation. There is an easy method for estimating the square root of a number, which you will learn in this lesson.

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