# CBSE Class 8th Maths Syllabus, Topic wise

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- 1 CBSE Class 8th Maths Syllabus, Topic wise
- 1.0.0.1 Books for class 8 Math:
- 1.0.0.2 UNIT 1: Rational Numbers:
- 1.0.0.3 UNIT 2: Linear Equation in One Variable:
- 1.0.0.4 UNIT 3: Understanding Quadrilaterals:
- 1.0.0.5 UNIT 4: Practical Geometry-
- 1.0.0.6 UNIT 5: Data Handling-
- 1.0.0.7 UNIT 6: Squares and Square Roots-
- 1.0.0.8 UNIT 7: Cubes and Cube Roots-
- 1.0.0.9 UNIT 8: Comparing Quantities-
- 1.0.0.10 UNIT 9: Algebraic Expressions and Identities-
- 1.0.0.11 UNIT 10: Visualizing Solid Shapes-
- 1.0.0.12 UNIT 11: Mensuration-
- 1.0.0.13 UNIT 12: Exponents and Powers-
- 1.0.0.14 UNIT 13: Direct and Inverse Proportions-
- 1.0.0.15 UNIT 14: Factorization-
- 1.0.0.16 UNIT 15: Introduction to Graphs-
- 1.0.0.17 UNIT 16: Playing with Numbers-

**Books for class 8 Math:**

- Mathematics Publication: – NCERT.
- R.S.Agarwal Bharti Bhawan (Reference Book).

**UNIT 1: ****Rational Numbers:**

- Properties of rational numbers.
- Representation of rational numbers on line number.
- Rational number between two rational numbers.

**UNIT 2: Linear Equation in One Variable:**

- Solving linear equations having variable on one side.
- Application of linear equations.
- Solving linear equations having variable on both sides.
- Some more application of linear equations.
- Reducing equations to simpler form.

**UNIT 3: Understanding Quadrilaterals:**

- Polygons.
- Sum of the measures of exterior angles of polygons.
- Kinds of quadrilateral.
- Properties of parallelogram.
- Some special parallelograms.

**UNIT 4: Practical Geometry-**

- Constructing a quadrilateral: when the length of four side and diagonal are given.
- When two diagonals and three sides are given.
- When two adjacent sides and three angles are known.
- When three side and two included angles are given.
- Some special cases : Square.
- Some special cases : Rhombus.

**UNIT 5: Data Handling-**

- Looking for information.
- Organizing data, Grouping data.
- Circle graph or pie charts.
- Chance and probability.

**UNIT 6: Squares and Square Roots-**

- Square of a number.
- Finding Square root of a number by repeated subtraction.
- Finding Square root of a number by prime factorization method.
- Finding Square root of a number by long division method.
- Square root of decimals.
- Estimation of square root.

**UNIT 7: Cubes and Cube Roots-**

- Cubes.
- Cube roots.
- Cube root of a cube number

**UNIT 8: Comparing Quantities-**

- Recalling ratio and percentage, finding the increase or decrease percentage, finding discount, Prices related to buying and selling, Sales tax/ value added tax.
- Compound Interest, Deducing formula for compound interest, Rate compounded half yearly.
- Application of compound interest.

Also Read – Download PDF Syllabus of Class 10th CBSE Mathematics Academic year 2018-2019

**UNIT 9: Algebraic Expressions and Identities-**

- What are expressions?
- Addition and subtraction of algebraic expressions.
- Multiplication of algebraic expressions: multiplication of monomial with monomial and monomial with a polynomials.
- Multiplication of polynomial with a polynomial.
- What is Identity? standard identities.

**UNIT 10: Visualizing Solid Shapes-**

- Views of 3D shapes.
- Mapping shapes around us.
- Faces, Edges and vertices.

**UNIT 11: Mensuration-**

- Area of trapezium.
- Area of general quadrilateral.
- Area of polygon.
- Surface area of cube, cuboid and cylinder.
- Volume of cube, cuboid and cylinder.
- Volume and capacity.

Also Read – CBSE Class 10th Maths Syllabus, Topic wise

**UNIT 12: Exponents and Powers-**

- Numbers with negative and positive exponents.
- Law of exponents, use of exponents to express very small and very big numbers.

Also Read – Download PDF Syllabus of Class 9th CBSE Mathematics Academic year 2018-2019

**UNIT 13: Direct and Inverse Proportions-**

- Direct proportion.
- Inverse Proportion

**UNIT 14: Factorization-**

- What is Factorization? method of common factors

Factorization by regrouping terms. - Factorisation using identities.
- Division of algebraic expression.

**UNIT 15: Introduction to Graphs-**

- Bar graphs, pie graph and line graph.
- Linear graph.
- Applications of linear graphs.

**UNIT 16: Playing with Numbers-**

- Numbers in general form, reversing the digits of number.
- Letters for digits.
- Test for divisibility by 2,3.
- Test for divisibility by 5, 9, 10.