# Real World Math Problems

## By Common Core State Standards & Ontario Math Curriculum

**CCSS:**- Grade 3
- Grade 4
- Grade 5
- Grade 6
- Grade 7
- Grade 8
- Algebra
- Functions
- Geometry
- Statistics
- Practice

The following list of

**Real World Math Problems**are aligned with the

**Ontario Mathematics Curriculum**for Intermediate and Senior grade levels.

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Tile Circle

### How many square tiles does it take to wrap the circle?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Discover Pi through the relationship between the circumference of a circle and diameter; Area of a circle through inquiry.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Gummy Worms

### How many gummy worms are left in the jar?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Subtraction

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Cover It Up!

### How many pieces does it take to cover up the big square?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Fractions

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

- Grade 1 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 2 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 3 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 4 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 5 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 6 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 7 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 8 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Cheese and Crackers

### How can we share the cheese fairly with the crackers?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Fractions as quotient, fractions as operator

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Roll Up The Rim to Win

### How many winning rims are there?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

probability, expected value, ratios, fractions, proportions.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Massive Mosaic

### How many tiles are there in that mosaic?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Multiplication, Proportional Reasoning

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

- Grade 3 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1, Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 4 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 5 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 6 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 7 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 8 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- MFM1P [Number Sense and Algebra - NA1]
- MPM1D [Number Sense and Algebra - NA2]

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Area of Saskatchewan

### What percentage of Canada is covered by Saskatchewan?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Proportional reasoning, proportions, percentages

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Giant Rubber Duck

### How many Giant Rubber Ducks tall is the CN Tower?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Proportional reasoning, proportions, direct variation linear relations

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## The Great Canadian Flag

### How tall is The Great Canadian Flag?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Proportional reasoning, proportions, direct variation linear relations

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Sticky Note Challenge

### How many sticky notes will it take to hold your weight?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Proportional reasoning, proportions, direct variation linear relations

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**