# 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:

## 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:**

## Donut Delight

### How many doughnuts are there?

**Shared By:**

Brennan Jones

Brian Marks

Graham Fletcher

Kyle Pearce

Mike Wiernicki

**Math Topic:**

Multiplication, Division, 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:**

## Airplane Problem – Trip to Toronto

### How many seats are there?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Counting and Quantity (Subitizing, Unitizing), Multiplication, Algebra

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

- Grade 1 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 2 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS2, Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 3 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 4 [Patterning and Algebra - PA2]
- Grade 5 [Patterning and Algebra - PA2]
- Grade 6 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 7 [Patterning and Algebra - PA2]
- Grade 8 [Patterning and Algebra - PA2]
- MFM1P [Number Sense and Algebra - NA2]
- MFM2P [Quadratic Relations in y = ax^2 + bx + c Form - QR3]
- MPM1D [Number Sense and Algebra - NA2]
- MPM2D [Quadratic Relations - QR4]

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Solar Panels

### How much greenhouse gas emissions can they offset?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Proportional reasoning, proportions, direct variation linear relations

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Calvin’s Clearance

### What is the sale price?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Percentages and Discounts

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Fast Clapper

### Will he beat the record?

**Shared By:**

Nathan Kraft

**Math Topic:**

Ratios, Rates, and Proportional Reasoning.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Railing Reconstruction

### What is the angle measure of the missing angle?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Geometry and Spatial Sense, angle geometry, opposite angle theorem, parallel lines cut by a transversal.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Penny a Day

### Which would you rather: $1 Million or a Penny a Day, Doubled for a Month?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Exponents, exponential notation, exponential relations, exponential functions.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Walk Out Sequel feat. @Desmos Activity & @Knowledgehook Gameshow!

### Do the two "walks" produce perpendicular lines?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Parallel and perpendicular lines

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Piling Up Systems of Linear Equations

### How much does each weigh?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Solving systems of linear equations, point of intersection, elimination, substitution

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

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