# Real World Math Problems

## By Common Core State Standards & Ontario Math Curriculum

The following list of Real World Math Problems are aligned with the Ontario Mathematics Curriculum for Intermediate and Senior grade levels.

## Scrambler

### Make a guess: what will the red scrambler's position be at the end of the ride?

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Dan Meyer

Math Topic:
Model periodic phenomena with trigonometric functions.

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## Bubble Wrap

### Guess how long the other bubble wrap pieces will take to pop.

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Dan Meyer

Math Topic:
Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, surface area, and volume.

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## Ditch Diggers

### Guess whether or not the two ditch diggers will meet.

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Dan Meyer

Math Topic:
Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations.

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## Finals Week

### Which drink will have the strongest caffeine concentration?

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Dan Meyer

Math Topic:
Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.

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## Dueling Discounts

### Which coupon should I use?

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Dan Meyer

Math Topic:
Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.

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