## What grade is Saxon Math 8 7 for?

grade 7

Saxon Math 8/7 is designed for students in grade 7, or grade 8 students who are struggling with math.

**What math comes after Saxon 8 7?**

After Math 8/7, students transition to a hardcover textbook. These books take the same approach to learning math as the previous books but with more advanced topics, beginning with a mix of algebra and geometry and finishing with calculus.

**What is the difference between Saxon 8 7 and Algebra 1 2?**

The main difference between Algebra 1/2 and 8/7 is that the 8/7 has more foundational math like fractions, decimals, and percents. Algebra 1/2 has more pre-algebra concepts. Typically, students do not struggle with the algebra.

### Is Saxon Math closing?

Our understanding is that HMH has only discontinued the school versions. The homeschool sets will continue to be sold. After Saxon was sold to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, it became clear they did not understand nor support John Saxon’s unique teaching methods.

**Is Saxon Math aligned with Common Core Standards?**

At the intermediate and middle grade levels, daily lessons introduce new concepts and skills, incorporating real-world problem solving and applications of mathematics. Saxon Math is aligned with the Common Core State Standards.

**What is Saxon Math Grade 8?**

Saxon Math 8/7 is a comprehensive middle school level course in arithmetic and geometry, as well as beginning algebra. The lessons teach new concepts gradually and continually review those already covered, so the student retains the skills learned in previous lessons.

#### How is Saxon Math different?

Saxon math is one of the most popular among homeschoolers. It uses “incremental approach”: This means concepts are divided into smaller, more easily grasped pieces called increments. A new increment is presented each day and students work only a few problems involving the new material.

**What is Saxon math 7th grade?**

Saxon Math 8/7 is on-grade level for 7th grade and for an 8th grader who may need to take it at a slower pace. Algebra 1/2 is often taken by 8th graders. Algebra 1 is often taken by 8th or 9th graders.

**Is Saxon Math effective?**

My family has had so much success with Saxon Math! I often recommend it to other homeschool families. It doesn’t come with bells and whistles, but it’s thorough. Each lesson builds on the last, so that lessons are continually reviewing previous concepts.