Saxon Math 8/7 3ED Homeschool KIT
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This Homeschool Kit contains a nonconsumable student edition textbook, consumable tests and worksheets for one student and a solutions manual. All three components are softbound. The Student Edition Text uses a twocolor page layout. Tests and Worksheets include a significant amount of fact drill practice, course tests as well as various forms for recording student progress. The Solutions Manual contains solutions to all problems in the text and tests.
Teaching covers fractions, decimals, percents, geometry, area, volume, ratio, proportion, exponents, scientific notation, signed numbers, algebraic terms, 2step equations and inequalities, slope, graphing, the Pythagorean Theorem.
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Math 8/7 introduces new concepts your child will need for upperlevel algebra and geometry. After every 10th lesson there is an Investigation an extensive examination of a specific math topic, discussed at length to ensure understanding. Includes: Student Text (120 lessons, 960 perforated pages, softcover), Tests and Worksheets Book (240 perforated pages, threering punched, softcover), Solutions Manual (384 perforated pages, softcover).
Category Description for Math 87 (3rd Ed.)
Covers fractions, decimals, percents, geometry, area, volume, ratio, proportion, exponents, scientific notation, signed numbers, algebraic terms, 2step equations and inequalities, slope, graphing, the Pythagorean Theorem.
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There is review on 7/6 as there is in all of them, but it won't be long before new concepts are introduced which will lead in to the 8/7 book.
Personally, I would be afraid my child may be lost beginning 8/7 without completing and mastering 7/6, which could result in frustration and then having to 'back track.' I know each child moves at a different pace, but I do not think you will be disappointed if you stay on course and move forward in Saxon order.
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There is review on 7/6 as there is in all of them, but it won't be long before new concepts are introduced which will lead in to the 8/7 book.
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Show MoreThis Homeschool Kit contains a nonconsumable student edition textbook, consumable tests and worksheets for one student and a solutions manual. All three components are softbound. The Student Edition Text uses a twocolor page layout. Tests and Worksheets include a significant amount of fact drill practice, course tests as well as various forms for recording student progress. The Solutions Manual contains solutions to all problems in the text and tests.
Teaching covers fractions, decimals, percents, geometry, area, volume, ratio, proportion, exponents, scientific notation, signed numbers, algebraic terms, 2step equations and inequalities, slope, graphing, the Pythagorean Theorem.
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Math 8/7 introduces new concepts your child will need for upperlevel algebra and geometry. After every 10th lesson there is an Investigation an extensive examination of a specific math topic, discussed at length to ensure understanding. Includes: Student Text (120 lessons, 960 perforated pages, softcover), Tests and Worksheets Book (240 perforated pages, threering punched, softcover), Solutions Manual (384 perforated pages, softcover).
Category Description for Math 87 (3rd Ed.)
Covers fractions, decimals, percents, geometry, area, volume, ratio, proportion, exponents, scientific notation, signed numbers, algebraic terms, 2step equations and inequalities, slope, graphing, the Pythagorean Theorem.

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4.9 / 5.011 Reviews5 Stars4 Stars3 Stars2 Stars1 Star101000My now 13 year old daughter has had a very bad relationship with math throughout her life We have tried so many programs (a new one every year) but she just could not seem to retain even the simple things This past year for 7th grade we gave Saxon 87 a try I am so impressed with how well she is now doing She doesn't cry when we sit down to math now and those things that she couldn't master before have become a little enjoyable for her Depending on your child's math "ability" it may not require teacher prep If your child is like my dd it still only takes minimal preparation which is awesome when you have three or more that you homeschool simultaneously It isn't very expensive compared to other programs but Rainbow Resource has great discounted prices which makes it even better Was this review helpful? Yes (8) No (0)
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We have been using Saxon Math for the past year My sixth grade daughter placed into 7/6 at the start of our homeschooling adventure and she was very successful 8/7 was the next logical choice but I did consider some of the newer "hightech" options for math but then decided "if it isn't broke don't fix it" We went with Saxon 8/7 and could not be more pleased with the decision No its not the latest and greatest computerized curriculum but it is a solid math curriculum for arithmetic and prealgebra The setup is the same as the previous years with facts practice mental math and problem solving before each lesson The lessons are detailed and full of examples and lesson practice allows the student to try their hand at a variety of problems specific to the lesson Mixed review offers additional problems from the current lesson as well as previous lessons When problems come from previous lessons they are clearly marked which lesson they came from With the kit comes the Student text Facts practice and test book and the Solutions manual Whether you are new to Saxon or an experienced Saxon user this is the set for you! Was this review helpful? Yes (5) No (0)
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I tried a number of math programs with my daughter beginning in second grade when I began homeschooling her She despised math at that point and did so until we found Saxon Now math is her favorite subject The program is clearly written and because it only introduces a small piece of a concept in each lesson (so that there is time to master that piece before adding another) it allows mastery of the concept without any struggle I particularly appreciate how the answer book doesn't just give the answer but shows how it was solved This is extremely helpful for homeschoolers My daughter is 11 and we just ordered our fourth Saxon book (8/7) I appreciate the discounted cost Rainbow Resource offers for this program It's worth every penny Was this review helpful? Yes (2) No (0)
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Easy to useLove how easy Saxon Math is to use. I like how it is set up in a way that they are always reviewing previous work so the kids don't forget. Was this review helpful? Yes (1) No (0)
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We just opened our Rainbow Resource order box My daughter pulled out her Saxon 8/7 math book and has already started working She is able to work through it all on her own It is only August 3rdwe were not planning on starting school until September! My daughter used Saxon Math at her previous private school It is so nice to be able to order the homeschool version and have her jump right in where she left off Thank you for a wonderful item we are very pleased! Was this review helpful? Yes (1) No (0)
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Awesome!So very pleased! I've been homeschooling for 6 years now and Math has proven to be very difficult. I have 2 children in different grades and they learn very differently. But Saxxon Math has made all the stress and intimidation go away! My children are able to set down almost on their own and do the work. It's amazing! I will be returning to Rainbow Resource for our future curricula needs. Was this review helpful? Yes (1) No (0)
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Great!Very easy to use. We used the level assessment first to make sure we were on the right level and this seems to be perfect. The only thing I would change is the warmups. They are the same for each day. Was this review helpful? Yes (0) No (0)
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Progressive SkillBuildingWith the regular review of previous skills, it keeps them fresh. This also makes sure that there is a strong foundation for new material. Was this review helpful? Yes (0) No (0)
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Easy to use and great built in reviewI like the ease of use and the spiral review. Altogether the lessons don't take long and builds on itself at a good pace. Was this review helpful? Yes (0) No (0)
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Good material but I wish it was hardbackThe content is very easy to go along with and the instructions are very thorough. Was this review helpful? Yes (0) No (0)
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1 out of 5 stars: My kids are currently using Saxon 7/6 (7th grader) and 8/7 (8th grader) I pulled them out of our public middle school because I wasn't satisfied My city is definately a year behind our suburban neighbors Saxon does have alot of review problems (called "mixed practice" from previous lessons) but my biggest issue with Saxon is that there are not enough practice lesson problems for the lesson you are learning My kids were gettting frustrated because they never really felt that they were mastering a new skill before having to practice problems from previous lessons Also there is no organization in Saxon There are no chapters It skips around quite a bit My kids were expected to use knowledge of something on a lesson and became frustrated because they hadn't yet been taught that skill and then it ended up being taught 5 lessons later I'm so fed up with Saxon Maybe it would be fine if I had been homeschooling all along and started early on with Saxon but for us there were too many gaps We are in the process of switching our math curriculum (and also our grammar since we have been using Hake grammar and have the same issues) I will have to play "catch up" and try to teach 2 years worth of math in less than a year so that my kids won't be behind when they go to charter school for high school I was so excited to start using Saxon and Hake and those are the only 2 curriculums that I am disappointed with Was this review helpful? Yes (2) No (9)
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Do not include HTML, links, references to other stores, pricing or contact info.My question is about:If your question is about more than one item, click + to add them.Browse 8 questions Browse 8 questions and 93 answersWhy did you choose this?Rainbow Resource Center Storegreat price.ken b on Sep 16, 2017My student needed an easier text so 8/7 was easier than going straight to Algebra 1/2.Nicole M on Sep 13, 2017We have used Saxon from 1st grade up. I just like the way it is set up.Mary D on Aug 31, 2017Saxon Math was written by an Aerospace Engineer who became concerned that public school students were not proficient in math. His curriculum has proven itself over and over again and I'm using it because I don"t want my children to be subjects in the Department of Education's experiments in math!Kimberly R on Aug 30, 2017Because my grandaughter needs it.Leticia W on Aug 24, 2017Cheapest kit I could find. Thank youjennifer d on Aug 22, 2017Dr. Shormann (Shormann Math) lists this edition as the best preparation for Algebra 1 because it has pre algebra concepts as well as facts practice. It is the recommended prerequisite for his e learning Algebra 1 courseMaria W on Aug 19, 2017Next year's math curriculum. Good price.Kristin J on Aug 18, 2017I read on the Saxon website that the older versions were more confusing and the newer editions would make learning math more enjoyable. We owned the 1st edition of the Math 87 book, so it was time to update.Melissa M on Aug 16, 2017The continuous review of previous material keeps the foundation of basic skills strong.LISA RENEE C on Aug 10, 2017Because it the most recommended homeschool math and I know it is good solid math for my son.Taralee R on Jul 30, 2017I have used the Saxon math books before and find them very easy to use and very effective.Sandy K on Jun 29, 2017recommendedMichele H on Jun 22, 2017I do not feel it prepares for Algebra.Kelly H on May 1, 2017been usingMonica N on Apr 9, 2017We've always used Saxon Math and been very happy with the program. This is the next one in our sequence.Katherine H on Mar 24, 2017Have been using Saxon prior and love the program for my daughterSusan D on Feb 14, 2017We have been pleased with our daughter's progress of self taught math with Saxon.Ronald R on Jan 31, 2017for homeschoolingMarguerite A on Jan 4, 2017Recommended by a friendTina K on Dec 20, 2016My experience shows that it works well, especially for children who struggle with math. It provides a good grounding. It may, however, be too repetitive for children who are naturally good at math.Anne C on Oct 27, 2016I've used Saxon Math products since my oldest son, now 38, was in 3rd grade. The instructions are clear and to the point, and each lesson contains more than enough problem repetition and adequate review. It's a great product for average to above average students. Of my six children, only one needed another math program.Amy S on Sep 6, 2016I purchased Saxon Math 8/7 because 7/6 worked so well last year!Jessica W on Aug 31, 2016homeschool classColleen M on Aug 26, 2016I chose these products for an online class (Landry Academy) that my son is enrolled in.Suzette S on Aug 22, 2016great price.ken b on Sep 16, 2017Comes with everything and is affordable.Samantha E on Sep 14, 2017My student needed an easier text so 8/7 was easier than going straight to Algebra 1/2.Nicole M on Sep 13, 2017Saxon Math has been the best choice for us from the start. We started with 4th grade and are up to 7/8. The lessons build on each other and provide much needed repetition. Also, the pages aren't too colorful or distracting.Kathleen W on Aug 31, 2017We have used Saxon from 1st grade up. I just like the way it is set up.Mary D on Aug 31, 2017Love Saxon. Have used it for 3 years and my kids are learning plenty of math.Erin G on Aug 30, 2017Saxon Math was written by an Aerospace Engineer who became concerned that public school students were not proficient in math. His curriculum has proven itself over and over again and I'm using it because I don"t want my children to be subjects in the Department of Education's experiments in math!Kimberly R on Aug 30, 2017Saxon is thorough and inexpensivedeana s on Aug 29, 2017Because my grandaughter needs it.Leticia W on Aug 24, 2017priceMelanie P on Aug 22, 2017Cheapest kit I could find. Thank youjennifer d on Aug 22, 2017Recommended by many homeschooling momsMolly S on Aug 22, 2017Dr. Shormann (Shormann Math) lists this edition as the best preparation for Algebra 1 because it has pre algebra concepts as well as facts practice. It is the recommended prerequisite for his e learning Algebra 1 courseMaria W on Aug 19, 2017short lessons, lots of reviewSharon S on Aug 18, 2017Next year's math curriculum. Good price.Kristin J on Aug 18, 2017our math curriculumSantino S on Aug 18, 2017I read on the Saxon website that the older versions were more confusing and the newer editions would make learning math more enjoyable. We owned the 1st edition of the Math 87 book, so it was time to update.Melissa M on Aug 16, 2017Because it was on such a good salePaige C on Aug 14, 2017The continuous review of previous material keeps the foundation of basic skills strong.LISA RENEE C on Aug 10, 2017I've used this curriculum before with my oldest who was struggling. He is now in gifted math and ahead by one grade level. And, although we don't homeschool he's still ahead of his peers at school and he now loves math. Saxon was without question one of the main ingredients to his success.Luis C on Aug 9, 2017Because it the most recommended homeschool math and I know it is good solid math for my son.Taralee R on Jul 30, 2017always have used saxondeborah c on Jul 5, 2017I have used the Saxon math books before and find them very easy to use and very effective.Sandy K on Jun 29, 2017Saxon math 8 7 is the correct level for my son.Jane R on Jun 23, 2017recommendedMichele H on Jun 22, 2017Saxon is the best!JEANETTE B on May 23, 2017I do not feel it prepares for Algebra.Kelly H on May 1, 2017Best Math program! Saxon ALL THE WAY!KERRYM H on Apr 24, 2017been usingMonica N on Apr 9, 2017This had good reviews and there are some Math areas my son needs to reviewMelody E on Mar 31, 2017We've always used Saxon Math and been very happy with the program. This is the next one in our sequence.Katherine H on Mar 24, 2017I've been using Saxon Math for my child for the last year. It has worked phenomenally well. This is a spiral curriculum which means that there is a small lesson on new topics with limited practice, then mixed review for each lesson. The daily facts practice has encouraged my child's recognition and memorization of math facts. If your child is struggling with math, I strongly recommend this curriculum for the struggling and on target learners both.Michelle W on Mar 22, 2017Have been using Saxon prior and love the program for my daughterSusan D on Feb 14, 2017Saxon math is awesome. people don't like it because it's repetitive but for math that's what they need. We do odd problems on odd lessons and even on even lessons. the tests come every 5 lessons so you can really track your child's progress and understanding.Sarah R on Feb 6, 2017We have been pleased with our daughter's progress of self taught math with Saxon.Ronald R on Jan 31, 2017Very trusted math curriculum! Easy to understand, many examples and practice, and includes a great variety of math skills.Rebecca B on Jan 10, 2017for homeschoolingMarguerite A on Jan 4, 2017curriculum we have used in the pastadam w on Jan 4, 2017Recommended by a friendTina K on Dec 20, 2016Used in Classical Conversations Challenge A, which my son will be in next yearErin T on Nov 10, 2016My experience shows that it works well, especially for children who struggle with math. It provides a good grounding. It may, however, be too repetitive for children who are naturally good at math.Anne C on Oct 27, 2016Ready to move up in Saxon Math.Nick F on Sep 22, 2016I've used Saxon Math products since my oldest son, now 38, was in 3rd grade. The instructions are clear and to the point, and each lesson contains more than enough problem repetition and adequate review. It's a great product for average to above average students. Of my six children, only one needed another math program.Amy S on Sep 6, 2016This too was highly recommended.Emily T on Sep 4, 2016I purchased Saxon Math 8/7 because 7/6 worked so well last year!Jessica W on Aug 31, 2016suggestedCassie D on Aug 31, 2016homeschool classColleen M on Aug 26, 2016Requirement for a classMichelle B on Aug 25, 2016I chose these products for an online class (Landry Academy) that my son is enrolled in.Suzette S on Aug 22, 2016very thoroughRuth S on Aug 18, 2016Comes with everything and is affordable.Samantha E on Sep 14, 2017Saxon Math has been the best choice for us from the start. We started with 4th grade and are up to 7/8. The lessons build on each other and provide much needed repetition. Also, the pages aren't too colorful or distracting.Kathleen W on Aug 31, 2017Love Saxon. Have used it for 3 years and my kids are learning plenty of math.Erin G on Aug 30, 2017Saxon is thorough and inexpensivedeana s on Aug 29, 2017priceMelanie P on Aug 22, 2017Recommended by many homeschooling momsMolly S on Aug 22, 2017short lessons, lots of reviewSharon S on Aug 18, 2017our math curriculumSantino S on Aug 18, 2017Because it was on such a good salePaige C on Aug 14, 2017I've used this curriculum before with my oldest who was struggling. He is now in gifted math and ahead by one grade level. And, although we don't homeschool he's still ahead of his peers at school and he now loves math. Saxon was without question one of the main ingredients to his success.Luis C on Aug 9, 2017always have used saxondeborah c on Jul 5, 2017Saxon math 8 7 is the correct level for my son.Jane R on Jun 23, 2017Saxon is the best!JEANETTE B on May 23, 2017Best Math program! Saxon ALL THE WAY!KERRYM H on Apr 24, 2017This had good reviews and there are some Math areas my son needs to reviewMelody E on Mar 31, 2017I've been using Saxon Math for my child for the last year. It has worked phenomenally well. This is a spiral curriculum which means that there is a small lesson on new topics with limited practice, then mixed review for each lesson. The daily facts practice has encouraged my child's recognition and memorization of math facts. If your child is struggling with math, I strongly recommend this curriculum for the struggling and on target learners both.Michelle W on Mar 22, 2017Saxon math is awesome. people don't like it because it's repetitive but for math that's what they need. We do odd problems on odd lessons and even on even lessons. the tests come every 5 lessons so you can really track your child's progress and understanding.Sarah R on Feb 6, 2017Very trusted math curriculum! Easy to understand, many examples and practice, and includes a great variety of math skills.Rebecca B on Jan 10, 2017curriculum we have used in the pastadam w on Jan 4, 2017Used in Classical Conversations Challenge A, which my son will be in next yearErin T on Nov 10, 2016Ready to move up in Saxon Math.Nick F on Sep 22, 2016This too was highly recommended.Emily T on Sep 4, 2016suggestedCassie D on Aug 31, 2016Requirement for a classMichelle B on Aug 25, 2016very thoroughRuth S on Aug 18, 2016Is this a paperback edition?A shopper on Oct 17, 2015BEST ANSWER: All of the pieces in the homeschool kit are softbound. We have found them to be durable. Check out the Saxon Teacher dvds for extra help. They show every problem in the book worked out on a whiteboard. ??
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BEST ANSWER: All of the pieces in the homeschool kit are softbound. We have found them to be durable. Check out the Saxon Teacher dvds for extra help. They show every problem in the book worked out on a whiteboard. ?? Reply
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Yes, all of the saxon homeschool kits are sold as paperbacks until the upper levels (Algebra and beyond) Reply
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Yes, all of the books that came in the set are paperback. The pages are newsprint quality paper. Reply
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Yes, this is paperback. I didn't expect that when I ordered it, but it's working great for us. Reply
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Yes, paperback. The textbook is the size of a large phone book. Reply
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I purchased this in Aug and it is paperback. Reply
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Vote for the best answer above!are there additional materials required for this math program?A shopper on Dec 10, 2015BEST ANSWER: No, but you can use less or more resources as you choose. The DIVE dvd's (sold separately from Saxon) are good resources if you want your child to watch a video of a professor teaching the new concepts (about 15 minutes per lesson) but they are not necessary. Using Saxon, in my opinion, can be tailored to the student, if they need repetitive, thorough progress to absorb math concepts, then do every problem at a steady pace. If they get bored easily this way, they need to move through the material more quickly or might benefit from supplemental math study. Saxon's strength is ALL the concepts needed, presented in the order that builds a strong foundation for the next math level. But it can be plodding and slow for the voracious math learner (IMHO) Reply
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BEST ANSWER: No, but you can use less or more resources as you choose. The DIVE dvd's (sold separately from Saxon) are good resources if you want your child to watch a video of a professor teaching the new concepts (about 15 minutes per lesson) but they are not necessary. Using Saxon, in my opinion, can be tailored to the student, if they need repetitive, thorough progress to absorb math concepts, then do every problem at a steady pace. If they get bored easily this way, they need to move through the material more quickly or might benefit from supplemental math study. Saxon's strength is ALL the concepts needed, presented in the order that builds a strong foundation for the next math level. But it can be plodding and slow for the voracious math learner (IMHO) Reply
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No, everything you need is included in this set. Saxon Math is a wonderful program! My kids have been easily ahead of their peers by using this and they love it! Reply
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So far, the only additional materials we've needed are compass, protractor and graph paper. No more books, etc. Needed from Saxon. Reply
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We are on lesson 46 and so far we've needed a protractor and blank white paper, a compass and graph paper. Reply
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A timer, ruler, compass and protractor, calculator and graph paper are needed, but I think that is all. Reply
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No, but I like the computer cd that you can by separately. It has a teacher go through the listen. Reply
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Graph paper, protractor, and compass...the usual supplies for this level of math. Reply
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This is all we use. It has everything you need. Reply
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NO, the homeschool kit has everything in it. Reply
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No additional material are required. Reply
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Vote for the best answer above!What year was this edition published?User on Feb 17, 2016BEST ANSWER: All three books in our kit have a 2005 copyright. Reply
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BEST ANSWER: All three books in our kit have a 2005 copyright. Reply
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 Steven G on Feb 17, 2016
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The inside cover indicates a 2005 publication date. Reply
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 Melissa S on Feb 17, 2016
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Vote for the best answer above!Do you need to purchase a teacher edition seperatly?A shopper on Aug 28, 2017BEST ANSWER: There is no Teacher Edition for the Saxon Math 8/7 3ED level. The level consists of only a Student Textbook, Solutions Manual, and Tests & Worksheets book. The student teaches himself by reading the daily lesson in the Student Textbook. Answers can be checked in Solutions Manual. Tests and timed drills are in the Tests & Worksheets book. Reply
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 Ruth K on Aug 29, 2017
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BEST ANSWER: There is no Teacher Edition for the Saxon Math 8/7 3ED level. The level consists of only a Student Textbook, Solutions Manual, and Tests & Worksheets book. The student teaches himself by reading the daily lesson in the Student Textbook. Answers can be checked in Solutions Manual. Tests and timed drills are in the Tests & Worksheets book. Reply
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 Ruth K on Aug 29, 2017
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This homeschool kit has all you need  the text book, tests & worksheets, and solutions manual. I am not aware of a separate teacher edition, unless you are referring to the teacher CD. I taught this course without the teacher CD and am not familiar with it so I can't provide any insight on the CD. Reply
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 Natausha J on Sep 2, 2017
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You will need the main instruction book, the worksheets book and the solutions manual. I have 3 children working from 3 different book levels and I have never needed anything other than the student book because the lessons are very well explained. Reply
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 Michelle S on Aug 29, 2017
 Purchased on Oct 11, 2015
No. Everything is included in this kit. The Solutions Manual will have the answers to the problems in the Student Edition Text and the answers to the Tests. Reply
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 Laura J on Aug 28, 2017
 Purchased on Dec 2, 2015
We did not. We just got the solutions manual. Worked well. Reply
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 Tracy S on Aug 29, 2017
 Purchased on Oct 3, 2015
Vote for the best answer above!My child is 14 and need a review of the basic math. Which book will cover important concepts needed before Agebra I?A shopper on Aug 31, 2017BEST ANSWER: Math 87 starts with a complete review of all basic math concepts  addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, and percents. The first 80 lessons are mostly all review. Algebra concepts are introduced in the last 40 lessons.
It sounds as though Math 87 would be a good course for your child. Reply
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 Janice Staff on Sep 1, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Math 87 starts with a complete review of all basic math concepts  addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, and percents. The first 80 lessons are mostly all review. Algebra concepts are introduced in the last 40 lessons.
It sounds as though Math 87 would be a good course for your child. Reply
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 Janice Staff on Sep 1, 2017
If you child has successfully mastered Saxon 8/7, then Saxon Algebra 1/2 is the next step before Saxon Algebra 1. Reply
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 Jane L on Sep 1, 2017
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Vote for the best answer above!My son just finished 6/5 with no problems. I've been told the 7/6 has a lot of review. Is it too big of a jump to go from 6/5 to 8/7?User on Aug 9, 2017BEST ANSWER: I have used the Saxon Math homeschooling program for the last 16 years and I would never skip a book.
There is review on 7/6 as there is in all of them, but it won't be long before new concepts are introduced which will lead in to the 8/7 book.
Personally, I would be afraid my child may be lost beginning 8/7 without completing and mastering 7/6, which could result in frustration and then having to 'back track.' I know each child moves at a different pace, but I do not think you will be disappointed if you stay on course and move forward in Saxon order. Reply
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 Jane L on Aug 10, 2017
 Purchased on Sep 3, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I have used the Saxon Math homeschooling program for the last 16 years and I would never skip a book.
There is review on 7/6 as there is in all of them, but it won't be long before new concepts are introduced which will lead in to the 8/7 book.
Personally, I would be afraid my child may be lost beginning 8/7 without completing and mastering 7/6, which could result in frustration and then having to 'back track.' I know each child moves at a different pace, but I do not think you will be disappointed if you stay on course and move forward in Saxon order. Reply
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 Jane L on Aug 10, 2017
 Purchased on Sep 3, 2015
My daughter found the first 90 lessons to be review but the last 30 lessons were a lot of new stuff. I had her go through 7/6 two lessons at a time. She would do two new concepts and lesson practices each day but just one mixed practice. She did every test and investigation. When she got to the final 30 lessons, she had to slow down and just do one lesson a day otherwise it was too overwhelming and she wasn't getting enough practice on the new concepts. Reply(1)
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 User on Aug 9, 2017
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Vote for the best answer above!My son has just finished 6/5 and had no problems. I've been told that 7/6 has a lot of review. I don't want to buy a whole set if there is tons of review. Is going to 8/7 too big of a jump from 6/5? Is there a lot of review in 8/7 of 7/6?A shopper on Aug 9, 2017BEST ANSWER: All Saxon has a lot of review. The usual jump year is after 8/7 to Algebra 1. I would get 7/6, and give him tests at where you think he's at. When he makes enough errors, say, 3...then jump start him in the book there. If he finishes early, due to starting further on in the book, just have him start on the next book. Having done Saxon 1/2 after 8/7, I would just skip that and go straight to Algebra 1. Mine was good at Math, but made careless mistakes, so I made him do it for honing his computation accuracy. That's the one that has the most rehashing. It has the pre algebra review, but nothing they can't pick up in straight Algebra 1. All Saxons start out with the rehash...it's just the way it is. I like it for that. Summer kills their brain cells  in a therapeutic way...but often they need that refresher, just not always as much as the book begins with. Reply
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 Heather W on Aug 10, 2017
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BEST ANSWER: All Saxon has a lot of review. The usual jump year is after 8/7 to Algebra 1. I would get 7/6, and give him tests at where you think he's at. When he makes enough errors, say, 3...then jump start him in the book there. If he finishes early, due to starting further on in the book, just have him start on the next book. Having done Saxon 1/2 after 8/7, I would just skip that and go straight to Algebra 1. Mine was good at Math, but made careless mistakes, so I made him do it for honing his computation accuracy. That's the one that has the most rehashing. It has the pre algebra review, but nothing they can't pick up in straight Algebra 1. All Saxons start out with the rehash...it's just the way it is. I like it for that. Summer kills their brain cells  in a therapeutic way...but often they need that refresher, just not always as much as the book begins with. Reply
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 Heather W on Aug 10, 2017
 Purchased on Aug 13, 2015
I would have him take the assessment and see how he does. If you are familiar with Saxon they do a great job of the review that you are mentioning. That's why so many people use it. I have heard of others going through and skimming Algebra 1/2 when they get there. You could also scale the assignments and do those that are new. Hope this helps. Another thing I would look at is how good is he at his facts. Without which I wouldn't move forward. Reply
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 Gregory C on Aug 9, 2017
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