Ch 1: SBA Math - Grade 8: Basic Arithmetic Operations

About This Chapter

Students can get a good handle on the basic arithmetic operations by studying this chapter. These lessons will help students to be well-prepared for answering SBA Math Grade 8 assessment items.

SBA Math - Grade 8: Basic Arithmetic Operations - Chapter Summary

The different steps and calculations for fundamental arithmetic operations such as addition and subtraction are covered in fun video lessons. As students are getting ready for an SBA Math Grade 8 assessment with this chapter, they further get to examine:

  • Irrational and rational number examples
  • Different uses for inequalities
  • Different kinds of numbers
  • The PEMDAS shortcut
  • The order of operations
  • Multiplication and division involving large numbers
  • Signed numbers

Students can conveniently study the short video lessons in this chapter on a computer, tablet or other kind of mobile device. The practice quizzes that accompany each lesson can be used to quickly measure students' comprehension of the material.

SBA Math - Grade 8: Basic Arithmetic Operations Chapter Objectives

The SBA Math Grade 8 assessments include mostly items that are multiple-choice and computer-adaptive. The purpose of the assessments is to establish the progress made in the subject by a student within a school year. SBA Math assessment material reflects Common Core guidelines.

10 Lessons in Chapter 1: SBA Math - Grade 8: Basic Arithmetic Operations
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What are the Different Types of Numbers?

1. What are the Different Types of Numbers?

Learn all of the different types of numbers: natural numbers, whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, and real numbers. This video lesson teaches you how to classify any numbers you come across.

What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

2. What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

The order of operations is the steps used to simplify any mathematical expression. In this video, learn how to solve problems using these steps and easy tricks to remember them.

The Order of Real Numbers: Inequalities

3. The Order of Real Numbers: Inequalities

An inequality is an operation describing how one number can be compared to another. This lesson will describe and define inequalities and the symbols used to represent them. It will also give some examples on how to work with inequalities.

How to Perform Addition: Steps & Examples

4. How to Perform Addition: Steps & Examples

Addition is one of the basic operations of math. You can say that the whole of mathematics is based on addition. Without addition, we wouldn't have higher math. Watch this video to learn how to add.

How to Perform Subtraction: Steps & Examples

5. How to Perform Subtraction: Steps & Examples

Subtraction is one of the basic operations in math. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can view and understand subtraction so that you can easily perform it.

How to Perform Multiplication: Steps & Examples

6. How to Perform Multiplication: Steps & Examples

Multiplication, one of the basic operations of math, is important not just in elementary math but also in higher math. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can multiply with ease.

How to Multiply Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

7. How to Multiply Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

After watching this video lesson you will be able to multiply any two numbers together. You will learn how to use your knowledge of multiplying smaller numbers together to multiply larger numbers with ease.

How to Perform Division: Steps & Examples

8. How to Perform Division: Steps & Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can divide. Division is one of the basic operations of math. It is one of the fundamental operations that all higher mathematics depends upon.

Performing Long Division with Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

9. Performing Long Division with Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to divide larger numbers. You'll learn an easy to follow procedure that you can use to divide any two numbers.

Arithmetic Calculations with Signed Numbers

10. Arithmetic Calculations with Signed Numbers

Signed numbers are often referred to as integers. Integers include both positive and negative numbers. In this lesson, you will learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers.

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