Spectrum Word Problems for grade 8 includes practice for essential math skills, such as real world applications, multi-step word problems, variables, ratio and proportion, perimeter, area and volume, percents, statistics and more. Spectrum¬Æ Word Problems supplement to classroom work and proficiency test preparation. The series provides examples of how the math skills students learn in school apply to everyday life with challenging, multi-step word problems. It features practice with word problems that are an essential part of the Common Core State Standards. Word problem practice is provided for essential math skills, such as fractions, decimals, percents, metric and customary measurement, graphs and probability, and preparing for algebra and more.