Online Math Olympiad Class Syllabus for Grade 8

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Rational Numbers

  • Rational number and its examples
  • Natural number, Whole number and integer
  • Properties of rational numbers (Using identities)
  • Representation of rational number on the number line

Linear Equation in One Variable

  • Equation, linear equations
  • Linear equation in one variable
  • Solution of a linear equation
  • Laws of equality
  • Problems based on linear equations

Understanding Quadrilaterals and Practical Geometry

  • Quadrilateral
  • Classification of polygons
  • Convex and concave polygon
  • Regular and irregular polygon
  • Angle sum property
  • Types of quadrilaterals
  • Properties of quadrilaterals
  • Interior and exterior angles of a regular polygon
  • Constructions of triangles and quadrilaterals

Squares and Square Root, Cube and Cube Root

  • Square and square root
    • Square, perfect square and square root
    • Properties of squares
    • Estimating the squares of numbers
    • Determining the square and square roots of positive numbers
  • Cube and cube root
    • Cube, perfect cube and cube roots
    • Estimating the cubes of numbers
    • Determining the cube and cube roots of positive numbers
    • Estimating the cubes of numbers

Comparing Quantities

  • Ratio and proportion
    • Terms of a ratio
    • Ratio in simplest form
    • Comparison of ratios
    • Continued proportion
    • Problems on property - product of extremes = product of means
    • Problems on percentage
    • Profit and loss
    • Simple interest and compound interest

Algebraic Expressions and Identities

  • Algebraic expression
    • Definition of algebraic expression
    • Like and unlike terms
  • Polynomial
    • Degree of a polynomial
    • Types of polynomials
    • Multiplication of polynomials
    • Important identities- (a + b)2 = a2 + 2ab + b2
    • (a – b)2 = a2 - 2ab + b2
    • (a + b) (a – b) = a2 – b2


  • Area and Perimeter
    • Definition of area and perimeter
    • Area and perimeter of rectangle
    • Area and perimeter of square
    • Area of four walls of room
    • Area and perimeter of triangle
    • Area and perimeter of parallelogram
    • Area and circumference of circle
    • Area of sector and segment
    • Length of arc
  • Volume
    • Volume of cube, cuboid and cylinder
    • Total surface area of cube, cuboid and cylinder
    • Lateral surface area of cube, cuboid and cylinder
    • Diagonal of cube and cuboid

Exponents and Powers

  • Exponential equation
  • Standard form of numbers
  • Laws of exponents (Integers and rational numbers)
  • Positive and negative integral exponent of a rational number

Direct and Inverse Proportions

  • Unitary method
  • Direct proportion
  • Inverse proportion


  • Definition of factorization
  • Important identities- (a + b)2 = a2 + 2ab + b2
  • (a – b)2 = a2 - 2ab + b2
  • (a + b) (a – b) = a2 – b2
  • (x + a) (x – b) = x2 + (a + b)x – ab

Data Handling

  • Data
    • Definition of data, raw data, array, tabulation, observation, frequency, range, frequency distribution
    • Tally marks
    • Grouped data
    • Mean, median and mode
  • Graphical representation
    • Histogram
    • Bar graph
    • Double bar graph
    • Pie chart
  • Probability

Visualizing Solid Shapes

  • Geometrical shapes
  • Description of solid shapes
  • Polyhedron
  • Euler’s formula

Introduction to graphs

  • Bar graph
  • Pie graph
  • Histogram
  • Line graph
  • Linear graph
  • Cartesian system

Playing with Numbers

  • General form of a number
  • Divisibility tests for 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12

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