Jasleen Kaur Taneja, 11 Mar 2019

## NCERT Syllabus for class 8 - Maths

It is important that students of class 8 know the complete syllabus of class 8 before they begin to download any chapter from the NCERT books for class 8 maths. Syllabus of class 8 lists down various topics and units to be covered in the class in an academic session. Students can find the NCERT syllabus for class 8 maths below.

Class 8 Maths syllabus

 Chapter Topics Properties of Rational Numbers, Commutativity, Associativity, Negative of a number, Reciprocal, Distributivity of multiplication over addition for rational numbers, Representation of Rational Numbers on the Number Line, Rational Numbers between Two Rational Numbers Solving Equations which have Linear Expressions on one Side and Numbers on the other Side, Solving Equations having the Variable on both Sides, Applications, Reducing Equations to Simpler Form, Equations Reducible to the Linear Form Polygons, Sum of the Measures of the Exterior Angles of a Polygon, Kinds of Quadrilaterals, Parallelogram, A rectangle, A square Constructing a Quadrilateral, When two diagonals and three sides are given, Some Special Cases Looking for Information, Organising Data, Grouping Data, Circle Graph or Pie Chart, Chance and Probability Properties of Square Numbers, Finding the Square of a Number, Pythagorean triplets, Square Roots, Finding square root through prime factorisation, Square Roots of Decimals, Estimating Square Root Cubes, Cube Roots, Cube root of a cube number Ratios and Percentages, Finding the Increase or Decrease Per cent, Finding Discounts, Prices Related to Buying and Selling (Profit and Loss), Sales Tax/Value Added Tax/Goods and Services Tax, Compound Interest, Deducing a Formula for Compound Interest, Rate Compounded Annually or Half Yearly (Semi Annually), Applications of Compound Interest Formula Terms, Factors and Coefficients, Monomials, Binomials and Polynomials, Like and Unlike Terms, Addition and Subtraction of Algebraic Expressions, Multiplication of Algebraic Expressions: Introduction, Multiplying a Monomial by a Monomial, Multiplying a Monomial by a Polynomial, Multiplying a Polynomial by a Polynomial, What is an Identity?, Standard Identities, Applying Identities Views of 3D-Shapes, Mapping Space Around Us, Faces, Edges and Vertices Area of Trapezium, Area of a General Quadrilateral, Area of a Polygon, Solid Shapes, Cuboid, Cube, Cylinders, Volume of Cube, Cuboid and Cylinder, Volume and Capacity Powers with Negative Exponents, Laws of Exponents, Use of Exponents to Express Small Numbers in Standard Form Direct Proportion, Inverse Proportion What is Factorisation?, Division of Algebraic Expressions, Division of Algebraic Expressions Continued (Polynomial ÷ Polynomial) A Bar graph, A Pie graph (or a circle-graph), A histogram, A line graph, Linear Graphs Numbers in General Form, Games with Numbers, Letters for Digits, Tests of Divisibility

Students/parents can download NCERT class 8 maths books chapter-wise below. This will enable them to practice one chapter at a time.

### Chapter-wise links from NCERT books for class 8 Maths

Courtesy-NCERT

Alternatively, students/parents can click on NCERT Book for class 8 Mathematics to download the complete book.

Answers to NCERT Book for Class 8 Maths

Every chapter has a few questions after its completion to test the understanding of students. Students must solve them all for better preparation and practice. They can check for the accuracy of the questions given at the end of every chapter in NCERT Class VIII Maths Text Book by visiting the link provided above.

## How to prepare from NCERT Book for Class 8 Maths to score high

Given below are some of the preparation tips that will definitely help students to do well and score high in the Mathematics exam. They must follow them sincerely and practice the subject regularly.

• Before you sit to study, ensure you have all the books and notes of Maths, stationary and all that you might need while studying. This will let you sit and study for a longer time in one go than you might have studied otherwise.

• Try and understand the concepts yourself. In case of doubts, ask friends or family and get them sorted. It’s very important to have clear concepts.

• Make separate notes of formulae and important points. These come handy while revising.

• Practice as many sums as possible. You can refer NCERT Class VIII Maths Text Book and other like RS Aggarwal and RD Sharma.

• Take short breaks while studying. And stay away from social media as much as possible. It tends to keep you distracted from studies for long.

Students can also read NCERT syllabus for class 8 Science to know the complete class 8 Science syllabus.

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