### General Information

**Subject Area:**Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)

**Grade:**8

**Strand:**Number Sense and Operations

**Date Adopted or Revised:**08/20

**Status:**State Board Approved

Plot, order and compare rational and irrational numbers, represented in various forms.

*Clarification 2:* Within this benchmark, the expectation is to plot, order and compare square roots and cube roots.

*Clarification 3: *Within this benchmark, the expectation is to use symbols (<, > or =).

Course Number1111 |
Course Title222 |

1200400: | Foundational Skills in Mathematics 9-12 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current)) |

1205050: | M/J Accelerated Mathematics Grade 7 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2020, 2020 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current)) |

1205070: | M/J Grade 8 Pre-Algebra (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current)) |

1204000: | M/J Foundational Skills in Mathematics 6-8 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current)) |

7812030: | Access M/J Grade 8 Pre-Algebra (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2019, 2019 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current)) |

Access Point Number |
Access Point Title |

MA.8.NSO.1.AP.2 | Use appropriate tools to plot, order, and compare simple square roots and cube roots for quantities less than 100. |

Name |
Description |

The Irrational Beauty of the Golden Ratio | Students are asked to find and interpret lower and upper bounds of an irrational expression using a calculator. |

Approximating Irrational Numbers | Students are asked to plot the square root of eight on three number lines, scaled to progressively more precision. |

Locating Irrational Numbers | Students are asked to graph three different irrational numbers on number lines. |

Comparing Irrational Numbers | Students are asked to estimate the value of several irrational numbers using a calculator and order them on a number line. |