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Year 8 maths questions

Every year at TLC LIVE, our teachers deliver thousands of hours of personalised, one-to-one maths tuition. To ensure that our material is relevant and engaging, our secondary maths tuition draws from our library of over 35,000 hours of bespoke content. This enables our tutors to create personalised lessons that help each student overcome their skill gaps and build confidence.

Here is a set of ten Year 8 maths questions as an example of our online maths tuition content. These Year 8 maths problems are a great way to test students’ knowledge and identify areas for improvement.

Ten sample Year 8 maths questions

1. Evaluate -2³

2. (Do not use a calculator) Solve: 1/5 ÷1/4

3. Calculate 22% of 40 =

4. (Do not use a calculator) A car travels at a speed of 60 kilometres per hour for 20 minutes. How far has it travelled?

5. (Do not use a calculator) The ratio of girls to boys in a chess club is 3:4. If there are 12 girls, how many boys are there?

6. (Do not use a calculator) Complete the sum: 630 ÷ 15 =

7. Find the cube root: ³√64

8. (Do not use a calculator) How many children said their favourite sport was football?

a pie chart showing the favourite sports of 36 children for our page of Year 7 maths questions. Football is represented by a right angle, rugby by 100°, tennis by 80°, swimming by 50°, and "other" by 40°

9. (Do not use a calculator) Complete the sum: 354 x 23

10. Find x: 3x + 2 = 14

Answers to the year 8 maths questions

1. -8
2. 4/5
3. 8.8
4. 20km
5. 16
6. 42
7. 4
8. 9
9. 8,142
10. 4

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Written by Ryan Lockett, director of studies at TLC.

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