 # ICSE Class 8 Maths Syllabus

Here we have provided the ICSE Class 8 Maths Syllabus so that students of class 8 under the ICSE syllabus can properly learn the topics of Mathematics in the right succession for the best learning experience as offered by the ICSE board curriculum. Keep a check on the syllabus while studying and make sure that you don’t miss out any topic during your preparation.

The Syllabus of ICSE Class 8 Mathematics is given below:

### Number System

#### 1) Rational Numbers

• Revision of “What is a rational number?” with examples and only discussion of properties.
• Between any two rational numbers there lies another rational number (Problems related to inserting 1,2,3, ….. n rational numbers between two rational numbers).
• Word problems based on real life situations using rational numbers.

#### 2) Exponents Powers

• Laws of exponents with integral powers
• Square and Square roots using division method for numbers containing
• no more than total 4 digits
• no more than 2 decimal places
• Cubes and cubes roots (only factor method for numbers containing at most 3 digits)

#### 3) Sets

• Union and intersection of sets
• Disjoint-set
• The complement of a set

### Ratio and Proportion

• Compound Interest (compounded yearly up to 3 years)
• Problems on tax (rebate sum included)
• Direct and inverse variations – Simple and direct word problems
• Time and work problems – Simple and direct word problems

### Algebra

• Algebraic Expressions
• Multiplication and division of algebraic expression (Coefficient should be integers)
• Inequalities and solution of simple inequalities in one variable.
• Factorisation (simple cases only) as examples the following types a (x + y), ax (c + d)
• Solving linear equations in one variable in contextual problems involving multiplication and division (word problems) (avoid complex coefficient in the equations)

### Geometry

#### Understanding shapes:

i. Properties of quadrilaterals – Angle Sum property
ii. Properties of a parallelogram (By verification)

• Opposite sides of a parallelogram are equal,
• Opposite angles of a parallelogram are equal,
• Diagonals of a parallelogram bisect each other.
• Diagonals of a rectangle are equal and bisect each other.
• Diagonals of a rhombus bisect each other at right angles.
• Diagonals of a square are equal and bisect each other at right angles.

### Mensuration

• Surface area of a cube, cuboid, cylinder.
• The idea of Total surface area of cubes and cuboid.
• Concept of volume, measurement of volume using a basic unit, the volume of a cube, cuboid and cylinder
• Volume and capacity (the measurement of capacity)

### Data Handling

• Simple Pie charts with reasonable data numbers

#### Recommended textbooks

• ICSE Mathematics for Class 8 by Asit Das Gupta-English-Bharati Bhawan (English) by Asit Das Gupta
• Mathematics Today-8 (ICSE) (English) 01 Edition (Paperback) by S K Gupta
• Longman ICSE Mathematics Book 8 (Paperback) by Sehgal