MA.8.NSO.1.2

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

Clarifications

Clarification 1: Within this benchmark, it is not the expectation to work with the number e.

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 =).

General Information
Subject Area: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Grade: 8
Strand: Number Sense and Operations
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
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))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
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.

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Formative Assessments

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.

Type: Formative Assessment

Approximating Irrational Numbers:

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

Type: Formative Assessment

Locating Irrational Numbers:

Students are asked to graph three different irrational numbers on number lines.

Type: Formative Assessment

Comparing Irrational Numbers:

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

Type: Formative Assessment

MFAS Formative Assessments

Approximating Irrational Numbers:

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

Comparing Irrational Numbers:

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

Locating Irrational Numbers:

Students are asked to graph three different irrational numbers on number lines.

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.

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