Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
TX.111.28. Grade 8, Adopted 2012.
8.1. Mathematical process standards. The student uses mathematical processes to acquire and demonstrate mathematical understanding. The student is expected to:
8.1 (A) Apply mathematics to problems arising in everyday life, society, and the workplace.
8.1 (B) Use a problem-solving model that incorporates analyzing given information, formulating a plan or strategy, determining a solution, justifying the solution, and evaluating the problem-solving process and the reasonableness of the solution.
8.1 (C) Select tools, including real objects, manipulatives, paper and pencil, and technology as appropriate, and techniques, including mental math, estimation, and number sense as appropriate, to solve problems.