Category Archives: Grade 8 Maths

Grade 8 maths worksheets that follow the South African CAPS curriculum.

Grade 8 Worksheet – Area and Perimeter of 2D Shapes

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This grade 8 maths worksheet on area and perimeter of 2D shapes for term 3. It includes being able to give the formulae for area and perimeter for squares rectangles triangles and circles. It asks students to label the circle. The worksheet also asks them to find the area and perimeter of these shapes, and […]

Worksheet 15 Pythagoras

This grade 8 worksheet begins with the basics of Pythagoras.   It focuses on writing down the correct Pythagoras formula, substituting correctly into the formula, finding the longest side. It then moves on to finding any side of a right-angled triangle. Finally students are asked to prove that a triangle is right-angled by using the […]

Worksheet 12: Straight Line Geometry

This grade 8 worksheet is for the last section of term 2 according to the CAPS curriculum, on straight line geometry. It includes questions on parallel and perpendicular lines, corresponding, alternating and co-interior angles, as well as vertically opposite, supplementary and corresponding angles. There is also a fully worked out memorandum. Please note that with […]

Worksheet 11: Geometry of 2D Shapes

This worksheet looks at the Geometry of 2D shapes in the grade 8 CAPS document (topic 3.1). It includes classifying 2D shapes – both triangles and quadrilaterals; similarity and congruency and solving problems questions. Download: Worksheet 11: Geometry of 2D Shapes Worksheet 11 Memorandum: Geometry of 2D Shapes

Euclidean Geometry Rules

Euclidean Geometry posters with the rules outlined in the CAPS documents. All in colour and free to download and print! There are two options: Download here: 1 A3 Euclidean Geometry poster Or 4 A4 Eulcidean Geometry Rules pages to be stuck together.  

Worksheet 9: Algebraic Equations (Term 2)

This grade 8 maths worksheet focuses on the algebraic equations learnt in term 2 of the CAPS guide. It focuses on solving equations and story sums by using the multiplicative and additive inverses, as well as substitution to find the other half of an ordered pair. Download here: Worksheet 9: Algebraic Equations (Term 2) Worksheet […]

Worksheet 8: Algebraic Expressions (Term 2)

This grade 8 worksheet tests students skills on all the topics in algebraic expressions including recognising variables and constants, like and unlike terms, coefficients, and a special focus on multiplying and dividing monomials, binomials and trinomials by both integers and monomials. There is also a question on substitution. Download here: Worksheet 8: Algebraic Expressions (Term […]

Grade 8 November Exam Paper

This grade 8 November exam paper is based on the CAPs documents and covers content for the entire year. The format of the memorandum is also easy to read. It includes questions on these topics in Section 1: Whole numbers, Integers, Exponents, Patterns, Functions and Relationships, Algebraic Expressions, Algebraic Equations, Fractions, Decimals, Graphs and Probability. […]