Dear parents and students,

Please find first term examination syllabus and details mentioned below:

**Syllabus**

**Unit 1: Plethora of numbers**

- Rational and irrational numbers
- Absolute value
- Surds
- Laws of indices
- Scientific notation

**Unit 2: Let’s do business**

- Significant figures
- Unitary method in percentage
- Percentage increase and decrease
- Finding percentage change
- Finding the original amount – reverse percentage
- Profit and loss
- Simple interest and compound interest
- Ratio and proportion
- Direct proportion

**Important Note:** Apart from Grade 8 MYP Haese textbook, all the hard copy of the worksheets, extra sums taught in the class, content covered through central presentations and online worksheets/sums shared through Google Classroom will be considered as a part of the syllabus. Weekend practice questions (optional) posted in Google Classroom will not be the part of the syllabus.

**Examination details**

- There will be one paper of Mathematics in first term examination.
- Paper will consist of short, medium and long response questions. Paper will be of two hours.
- Paper will assess all the four criteria of Mathematics:

– Criterion A: Knowing and understanding

– Criterion B: Investigating patterns

– Criterion C: Communicating

– Criterion D: Applying mathematics in real-life contexts

- Highest achievement level: 32
- Highest grade: 7

**Important notes:**

– Calculators will not be allowed.

– The entire paper is to be written in the space provided in the question paper booklet. Neither additional supplementary will be provided nor any extra paper will be considered as a part of your solution.

– All the instructions will be available on the cover page of the question paper booklet. Please read these instructions before attempting the paper.

– Sharing of any resource will not be allowed.

– You need to carry your personal stationery.

In case of any query/concern, please feel free to approach any of the Grade – 8 Mathematics educator.

Thanks and regards,

Grade 8 Mathematics team.