STAAR Math Grade 8 2015 - Past Paper

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Grade 8

Mathematics

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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### Measures 27 skills fromGrade 8MathematicsTexas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Grade 8

Mathematics

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

8.2.A: Number and Operations

8.2.D: Number and Operations

8.4.A: Proportionality

8.4.B: Proportionality

8.4.C: Proportionality

8.5.G: Proportionality

8.5.I: Proportionality

8.8.A: Expressions, Equations and Relationships

8.8.B: Expressions, Equations and Relationships

8.8.C: Expressions, Equations and Relationships

8.9: Expressions, Equations and Relationships

8.3.A: Proportionality

8.3.C: Proportionality

8.7.A: Expressions, Equations and Relationships

8.7.B: Expressions, Equations and Relationships

8.7.C: Expressions, Equations and Relationships

8.7.D: Expressions, Equations and Relationships

8.8.D: Expressions, Equations and Relationships

8.10.A: Two-Dimensional Shapes

8.10.B: Two-Dimensional Shapes

8.10.C: Two-Dimensional Shapes

8.5.C: Proportionality

8.5.D: Proportionality

8.11.B: Measurement and Data

8.12.A: Personal Financial Literacy

8.12.D: Personal Financial Literacy

8.12.G: Personal Financial Literacy

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- Q1Which Venn diagram correctly describes the relationship between Set R and Set W? R = real numbers / W = whole numbers.#texas/1b03a73f-6718-4035-adf7-f157b06d5521/A.png#texas/1b03a73f-6718-4035-adf7-f157b06d5521/D.png#texas/1b03a73f-6718-4035-adf7-f157b06d5521/C.png#texas/1b03a73f-6718-4035-adf7-f157b06d5521/B.png60s8.2.A: Number and OperationsEditDelete
- Q2The areas of three circles are shown. Which list shows the circles in order from greatest area to least area?Circle X, circle Y, circle ZCircle Z, circle Y, circle XCircle Y, circle Z, circle XCircle X, circle Z, circle Y60s8.2.D: Number and OperationsEditDelete
- Q3Triangle DEF and triangle GHI are similar right triangles. Based on this information, which statement is true?The relationship between the slope of the hypotenuse of triangle DEF and the slope of the hypotenuse of triangle GHI cannot be determined.The slope of the hypotenuse of triangle DEF is greater than the slope of the hypotenuse of triangle GHI.The slope of the hypotenuse of triangle DEF is equal to the slope of the hypotenuse of triangle GHI.The slope of the hypotenuse of triangle DEF is less than the slope of the hypotenuse of triangle GHI.60s8.4.A: ProportionalityEditDelete
- Q4Judy can decorate 3 cakes in 5 hours. Which graph has a slope that best represents the number of cakes per hour Judy can decorate?#texas/daa3a702-3383-41b4-ae88-d585c8b2bd21/D.png#texas/daa3a702-3383-41b4-ae88-d585c8b2bd21/B.png#texas/daa3a702-3383-41b4-ae88-d585c8b2bd21/C.png#texas/daa3a702-3383-41b4-ae88-d585c8b2bd21/A.png60s8.4.B: ProportionalityEditDelete
- Q5The graph of a linear function is shown on the coordinate grid. What is the y-intercept of the graph of the linear function? Be sure to use the correct place value.Users enter free textType an Answer60s8.4.C: ProportionalityEditDelete
- Q6Which representation does not show y as a function of x?{(2,- 2 ), (3,-2 ), (7,-2 ), (11, −2 )}#texas/c186785f-14cc-4621-9fa8-4777a7649fcd/A.png#texas/c186785f-14cc-4621-9fa8-4777a7649fcd/D.png#texas/c186785f-14cc-4621-9fa8-4777a7649fcd/B.png60s8.5.G: ProportionalityEditDelete
- Q7Which equation can be used to describe the relationship between x and y shown in the graph below?y = 3x+ 2y = -3x+ 2y= -3x -6y= 3x -660s8.5.I: ProportionalityEditDelete
- Q8Renting video games from Store S costs $2.50 per game plus a monthly fee of $5.00. Renting video games from Store T costs $5.00 per game with no monthly fee. The monthly cost to rent video games depends on the number of video games, v, rented. Which inequality represents the situation when the monthly cost at Store S is less than the monthly cost at Store T?2.5v +5>5v2.5v +5<5v7.5v>5v7.5v<5v60s8.8.A: Expressions, Equations and RelationshipsEditDelete
- Q9Which situation can be represented by this equation? 340 + 5x= 650- 8xSierra started with 340 cans of food for a food drive. She collects 5 more cans every day. Brian started with 650 cans of food for the food drive. He collects 8 more cans every day. What is x, the number of days that need to pass in order for Sierra and Brian to have the same number of cans of food?Sierra earns 345 points on each level of a video game. Brian earns 642 points on each level of the same video game. What is x, the number of levels that Sierra and Brian would have to play in order for them to have an equal number of points?Sierra has a bucket that originally contained 340 fl oz of water and is being filled at a rate of 5 fl oz per minute. Brian has a bucket that originally contained 650 fl oz of water and is being drained at a rate of 8 fl oz per minute. What is x, the number of minutes that need to pass in order for the two buckets to contain the same amount of water?Sierra started with savings of $340 and spends $8 of her savings every week. Brian started with savings of $650 and adds $5 to his savings every week. What is x, the number of weeks that need to pass in order for Sierra and Brian to have the same amount of savings?60s8.8.B: Expressions, Equations and RelationshipsEditDelete
- Q10What value of x makes this equation true? 0.6x − 5 =0.1x+724414660s8.8.C: Expressions, Equations and RelationshipsEditDelete
- Q11The two lines graphed on the coordinate grid each represent an equation. Which ordered pair represents a solution to both equations?(1, -2 )(−4, 0 )( −2, 1 )(0, -4 )60s8.9: Expressions, Equations and RelationshipsEditDelete
- Q1260s8.3.A: ProportionalityEditDelete
- Q13Quadrilateral ABCD was dilated with the origin as the center of dilation to create quadrilateral A'B'C'D' . Which rule best represents the dilation that was applied to quadrilateral ABCD to create quadrilateral A'B'C'D' ?(x, y ) →(x -1.5 , y+ 3)(x, y ) → (0.4 x, 0.4y)(x, y ) →(x + 3 , y+ 1.5)(x, y ) → (2.5 x, 2.5y)60s8.3.C: ProportionalityEditDelete
- Q1460s8.7.A: Expressions, Equations and RelationshipsEditDelete
- Q1560s8.7.B: Expressions, Equations and RelationshipsEditDelete
- Q16Which measurements could not represent the side lengths of a right triangle?6 cm, 8 cm, 10 cm4 cm, 6 cm, 10 cm10 cm, 24 cm, 26 cm12 cm, 35 cm, 37 cm60s8.7.C: Expressions, Equations and RelationshipsEditDelete
- Q17The coordinates of the vertices of the triangle shown are P(2,13), Q(7,1), R( 2,1 ) What is the length of segment PQ in units? Be sure to use the correct place value.Users enter free textType an Answer60s8.7.D: Expressions, Equations and RelationshipsEditDelete
- Q18In each diagram, line p is parallel to line f, and line t intersects lines p and f. Based on these diagrams, which statement is true?The value of x should be 105, because the measures of the angles shown in the diagrams add up to 180°.The value of x should be 75, because the angles shown in the diagrams are congruent.The value of x should be 140, because the measures of the angles shown in the diagrams should add up to 360° and 360 − (110 + 110) = 140.The value of x should be 70, because the measures of the angles shown in the diagrams are both 70°.60s8.8.D: Expressions, Equations and RelationshipsEditDelete
- Q19Quadrilateral PRST is transformed according to the rule ( x, y ) → (x +9, y+4 ) to create quadrilateral P'R′S'T′ Which statement is true?The angle measures of quadrilateral P' R′ S' T′ are equal to the corresponding angle measures of quadrilateral PRST.The angle measures of quadrilateral P' R′ S' T′ are greater than the corresponding angle measures of quadrilateral PRST.The side lengths of quadrilateral P' R′ S' T′ are twice the corresponding side lengths of quadrilateral PRST.The side lengths of quadrilateral P' R′ S' T′ are 9 units longer than the corresponding side lengths of quadrilateral PRST.60s8.10.A: Two-Dimensional ShapesEditDelete
- Q20A transformation is applied to a figure to create a new figure. Which transformation does not preserve congruence?A reflection across the x-axisA translation 7 units downA dilation by a scale factor of 5A rotation of 90° clockwise60s8.10.B: Two-Dimensional ShapesEditDelete