Top Picks for Eighth Graders

Typical eighth graders are refining their skills to move on to higher level mathematics. Many eighth graders will be ready to move onto algebra; for those who are, we've listed the best options here. For others, a geat problem solving resource is here.

high school algebra text

Algebra (The University of Chicago School Mathematics Project)

John W. McConnell

Topic: math
Age Level: secondary
You'll use it: daily
high school algebra text

Elementary Algebra

Harold R. Jacobs

Topic: math
Age Level: secondary
You'll use it: daily
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G Is for Googol: A Math Alphabet Book

David M. Schwartz

Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: occasionally
Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: weekly

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