The Keeping Maths Simple for Grade 8 Learner’s Book and Teacher’s Guide have been developed to support the new Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS). The Keeping Maths Simple series aims to be accessible to all learners, no matter what their level of ability or background. It provides everything the teacher and learners need to master Mathematics in Grade 8. The Keeping Maths Simple Grade 8 Learner’s Book will develop the learners’ knowledge and essential mathematical skills and will guide them to: • develop the correct use of the language of Mathematics • develop number vocabulary, number concept and calculation and application skills • communicate, think, reason logically and apply the mathematical knowledge gained • investigate, analyse, represent and interpret information • pose and solve problems • build an awareness of the important role that Mathematics plays in real-life situations. Keeping Maths Simple: the simple way to master Mathematics in Grade 8!