# CBSE Class 8 Mathematics Syllabus

CBSE Syllabus For Class 8 Maths

The different chapters included in the CBSE Syllabus for Class 8 Maths are given below:

 Chapters Name of Chapter Chapter 1 Rational Numbers Chapter 2 Linear Equations in One Variable Chapter 3 Understanding Quadrilaterals Chapter 4 Practical Geometry Chapter 5 Data Handling Chapter 6 Squares and Square Roots Chapter 7 Cubes and Cube Roots Chapter 8 Comparing Quantities Chapter 9 Algebraic Expressions and Identities Chapter 10 Visualizing Solid Shapes Chapter 11 Mensuration Chapter 12 Exponents and Powers Chapter 13 Direct and Inverse Proportions Chapter 14 Factorization Chapter 15 Introduction to Graphs Chapter 16 Playing with Numbers

Details of Class 8 CBSE Mathematics Syllabus are as follows:

 CHAPTER 1: Rational Numbers 1.1 Introduction1.2 Properties of Rational Numbers1.3 Representation of Rational Numbers on the Number Line1.4 Rational Number between Two Rational Numbers CHAPTER 2:Linear Equations in One Variable 2.1 Introduction2.2 Solving Equations which have Linear Expressions on one Side and Numbers on the other Side2.3 Some Applications2.4 Solving Equations having the Variable on both sides2.5 Some More Applications2.6 Reducing Equations to Simpler Form2.7 Equations Reducible to the Linear Form CHAPTER 3: Understanding Quadrilaterals 3.1 Introduction3.2 Polygons3.3 Some of the Measures of the Exterior Angles of a Polygon3.4 Kinds of Quadrilaterals3.5 Some Special Parallelograms CHAPTER 4: Practical Geometry 4.1 Introduction4.2 Constructing a Quadrilateral4.3 Some Special Cases CHAPTER 5: Data Handling 5.1 Looking for Information5.2 Organising Data5.3 Grouping Data5.4 Circle Graph or Pie Chart5.5 Chance and Probability CHAPTER 6: Squares and Square Roots 6.1 Introduction6.2 Properties of Square Numbers6.3 Some More Interesting Patterns6.4 Finding the Square of a Number6.5 Square Roots6.6 Square Roots of Decimals6.7 Estimating Square Root CHAPTER 7: Cubes and Cube Roots 7.1 Introduction7.2 Cubes7.3 Cubes Roots CHAPTER 8: Comparing Quantities 8.1 Recalling Ratios and Percentages8.2 Finding the Increase and Decrease Percent8.3 Finding Discounts8.4 Prices Related to Buying and Selling (Profit and Loss)8.5 Sales Tax/Value Added Tax/Goods and Services Tax8.6 Compound Interest8.7 Deducing a Formula for Compound Interest8.8 Rate Compounded Annually or Half Yearly (Semi Annually)8.9 Applications of Compound Interest Formula CHAPTER 9: Algebraic Expressions and Identities 9.1 What are Expressions?9.2 Terms, Factors and Coefficients9.3 Monomials, Binomials and Polynomials9.4 Like and Unlike Terms9.5 Addition and Subtraction of Algebraic Expressions9.6 Multiplication of Algebraic Expressions:Introduction9.7 Multiplying a Monomial by a Monomial9.8 Multiplying a Monomial by a Polynomial9.9 Multiplying a Polynomial by a Polynomial9.10 What is an Identity?9.11 Standard Identities9.12 Applying Identities CHAPTER 10: Visualising Solid Shapes 10.1 Introduction10.2 View of 3D-Shapes10.3 Mapping Space Around Us10.4 Faces, Edges and Vertices CHAPTER 11: Mensuration 11.1 Introduction11.2 Let us Recall11.3 Area of Trapezium11.4 Area of General Quadrilateral11.5 Area of Polygons11.6 Solid Shapes11.7 Surface Area of Cube, Cuboid and Cylinder11.8 Volume of Cube, Cuboid and Cylinder11.9 Volume and Capacity CHAPTER 12: Exponents and Powers 12.1 Introduction12.2 Powers with Negative Exponents12.3 Laws of Exponents12.4 Use of Exponents to Express Small Numbers in Standard Form CHAPTER 13: Direct and Inverse Proportions 13.1 Introduction13.2 Direct Proportion13.3 Inverse Proportion CHAPTER 14: Factorisation 14.1 Introduction14.2 What is Factorisation ?14.3 Division of Algebraic Expressions14.4 Division of Algebraic Expressions Continued (Polynomial / Polynomial)14.5 Can you Find the Error? CHAPTER 15: Introduction to Graphs 15.1 Introduction15.2 Linear Graphs15.3 Some Applications CHAPTER 16: Playing with Numbers 16.1 Introduction16.2 Numbers in General Form16.3 Game with Numbers16.4 Letters for Digits16.5 Test of Divisibility