General Information

**Number:**MA.8.NSO.1

**Title:**Solve problems involving rational numbers, including numbers in scientific notation, and extend the understanding of rational numbers to irrational numbers.

**Type:**Standard

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

**Grade:**8

**Strand:**Number Sense and Operations

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## Access Points

MA.8.NSO.1.AP.1

Locate approximations of irrational numbers on a number line.

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.

MA.8.NSO.1.AP.3

Use the properties of integer exponents and product/quotient of powers with like bases to produce equivalent expressions.

MA.8.NSO.1.AP.4

Multiply a single-digit number by the power of 10 using a calculator. Identify whether the number in scientific notation represents a very large or very small quantity.

MA.8.NSO.1.AP.5

Perform operations with numbers expressed in scientific notation using a calculator.

MA.8.NSO.1.AP.6

Given a real-world problem, perform operations with numbers expressed in scientific notation using a calculator and interpret the answer in context.

MA.8.NSO.1.AP.7

Use tools to solve multi-step mathematical problems, with four or fewer steps, involving the order of operations with rational numbers including exponents and perfect squares and/or square roots.

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## Original Student Tutorials

Square Root Part 3: Simplifying Radicals:

Learn how to simplify radicals in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Scientific Notation: Expressing Large Quantities:

Explore how to express large quantities using scientific notation in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

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Exponentiation:

Exponentiation can be understood in terms of repeated multiplication much like multiplication can be understood in terms of repeated addition. Properties of multiplication and division of exponential expressions with the same base are derived.

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