8th grade (U.S.)

8th grade is all about tackling the meat of algebra and getting exposure to some of the foundational concepts in geometry. If you get this stuff (and you should because you're incredibly persistent), the rest of your life will be easy. Okay, maybe not your whole life, but at least your mathematical life. Seriously, if you really get the equations and functions stuff we cover here, most of high school will feel intuitive, even relaxing. (Content was selected for this grade level based on a typical curriculum in the United States.)
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Negative exponents

Learn all about negative exponents. (It's normally a bad idea to hang around with negative people or do negative things, but it's totally cool to associate with negative exponents. They're surprisingly useful!)

Scientific notation intro

Scientists and engineers often deal with super huge numbers like 6,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 and super small numbers like 0.0000000000532. How can they do this without tiring their hands out? How can they look at a number and understand how large or small it is without counting the digits? The answer to both questions: scientific notation.