Number 8 Worksheets

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These worksheets are filled with special exercises that help you learn all about the number 8, just like a fun-filled adventure with numbers. It might sound simple, but it’s a crucial stepping stone in your math journey. Imagine a mountain climber who is learning to climb a mountain. Each small step is essential for them to reach the top, right? The same applies to you in learning mathematics. Number 8 Worksheets are like one of those initial, important steps.

Just like every other number, understanding 8 is crucial to learn and understand bigger numbers, additions, subtractions, and a lot more interesting things in mathematics. And to conquer the mountain of math, you need to start somewhere, and number worksheets help you do that in an exciting and systematic way! Our number 8 worksheets have a variety of exercises focused on the number 8. You might be asked to trace and write the number 8, color eight apples in a tree, or even count eight little ducks in a pond! Doesn’t that sound fun?

But it’s not just about fun. These exercises have a very important purpose: to improve your ‘number sense.’ Number sense is a bit like having superpowers with numbers – knowing how they work, how to compare and arrange them, how to add or subtract them, and even understanding how they can represent things like the number of apples or ducks. In a nutshell, good number sense helps you feel comfortable and confident when working with numbers.

These sheets will carefully guide you towards understanding the concept of ‘eight.’ Tracing and writing the number 8 helps you recognize it wherever you see it – on the pages of a book, on a signboard, or even on a TV channel. By coloring or counting eight items, you start to understand what ‘eight’ means in the real world, connecting the written number ‘8’ with the actual quantity it represents. This is like teaching a baby bird to understand and use its wings before it starts flying high in the sky.

Apart from recognizing and understanding the number 8, these worksheets also improve your numeracy skills. “What’s that?” you may ask. Well, numeracy skills are all about using numbers and mathematical concepts in real-life situations, like knowing you have eight fingers (not counting thumbs) or understanding that eight candies mean more sweetness than two.

Let’s take an example. Suppose there’s a worksheet exercise where you’re given eight stars, and you’re asked to color some of them. Then, you need to figure out how many are left uncolored. Here, you’re not just understanding the number 8, but you’re also learning how to subtract! Isn’t that amazing?

Fun Facts About the Number 8

• The number 8 is the only cube in the Fibonacci sequence. The Fibonacci sequence is a number series where the next number is found by adding up the two numbers before it.
• In Chinese culture, 8 is considered the luckiest number because when pronounced in Mandarin, it sounds similar to the word for ‘wealth’ or ‘prosper.’
• The numeral ‘8’ is symmetrical, and when laid on its side, it represents the infinity symbol.
• In the Solar System, Earth is the 8th largest planet.
• The number 8 is atomic number of oxygen, which is vital for life on Earth.
• An octagon is a shape with 8 sides.
• The 8-ball is the most iconic ball in the game of pool, typically being the last one to be pocketed.
• In computer science, one byte is equal to 8 bits.
• In music, an octave is the interval between one musical pitch and another with half or double its frequency. The term is derived from Latin “octavus,” meaning eighth.
• Spiders, octopuses, and scorpions are all animals that have 8 legs.
• A note played for one-eighth the duration of a whole note in music is called an ‘eighth note’ or a ‘quaver.’
• In digital displays, like those on calculators or digital watches, the number 8 is often represented as it is, because it allows the formation of any other digit.
• A stop sign has 8 sides and is an octagonal shape. The unique eight-sided design allows drivers to recognize the sign from the back as well as the front.
• There are 8 pints in a gallon in the U.S. liquid measurement system.