Monday, 21 January 2019

[Book 36] Mathematics Today for Class VIII

Serial No.:- 36 
Mathematics Today VIII

Category:- Academic Study ( 0. Mathematics )

Book:- Mathematics Today for ICSE Class VIII

Authors:- O.P. Malhotra, S.K.Gupta, Anubhuti Gangal

Language:- English

Publisher:- S.Chand & Company Ltd.

Published on:- First Edition 1979, This copy is the revised edition 2014. Reprinted in 2015.

No. of Pages:- 446

My review ( January 21, 2019):- This class VIII math book’s syllabus is almost as same as class VII math book. They revised almost the same topics as in class VII book and then extended the study further. This is obvious. As it is one class upper than class VII.

The book contents the following topics – 

1.      Set Theory
a.       Sets
2.      Pure Arithmetic
a.       Number System
b.      Factors and Multiples
c.       Fractions
d.      Decimals
e.       Squares and Square Roots
f.       Cubes and Cube Roots
3.      Applied Arithmetic
a.       Ratio and Proportion
b.      Percentage
c.       Profit, Loss and Discount
d.      Simple and Compound Interest
e.       Unitary Method and it’s Applications
f.       Time and Distance
4.      Algebra
a.       Fundamental Concepts and Operations
b.      Algebraic Identities (Some Special Products)
c.       Factorisation
d.      Simplification of ;Algebraic Expressions
e.       Formula
f.       Exponents
g.      Linear Equations
h.      Simultaneous Linear Equations
i.        Linear Graphs
j.        Quadratic Equations
k.      Linear Inequations
l.        Relations and Functions
5.      Geometry
a.       Basic Concepts of Geometry
b.      Triangles
c.       Special Types of Quadrilaterals
d.      Construction of Special Types of Quadrilaterals
e.       Some Theorems on Area
f.       Circle
g.      Constructions
h.      Linear Symmetry, Reflection and Rotation
6.      Mensuration
a.       Areas of Rectilinear Figures
b.      Circumference and Area of Circle
c.       Volume and surface area of Solids
7.      Statistics
a.       Data Handling


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