# Jon Orr's 3 Act Math Tasks

## Real World Math for Common Core and Ontario Curriculum

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

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**3 Acts Real World Math Problems**were created by Jon Orr. Submit your 3 Acts Real World Math Tasks to our Math Problem Database to make math classes a little more enjoyable for students worldwide.

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## R2D2 Post-Its by @MrOrr_geek

### How many post-it notes will it take to fill the board?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Measurement of Area, Proportional Reasoning

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

- Grade 6 [Measurement - M2, Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 7 [Measurement - M2, Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 8 [Measurement - M2, Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- MAT1L
- MAT2L
- MFM1P [Measurement and Geometry - MG2, Number Sense and Algebra - NA1]
- MPM1D [MG2, Number Sense and Algebra - NA2]

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Crazy Taxi

### How much will it cost to travel 30 km?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Initial Value, Rate of Change, Linear Relations, Partial Variation

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## Flaps!

### How fast is the hummingbird flapping its wings?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Rates, Rate of Change, Slope, Speed, Linear Relations

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

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## Pumpkin Time-Bomb

### How Many Rubber Bands Until The Pumpkin Explodes?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Two-Variable Relationships, Linear Correlation, Non-Linear Correlation, Scatter Plots, Trends, Regression Lines/Curves

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

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## Order Up!

### How much will it cost for the entire order?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Creating polynomial expressions, collecting like terms, modelling with equations, algebraic representation

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

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## Vroom!

### How much should the car be pulled back to go 117 inches?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Scatter Plots, Data Management, Line of Best Fit, Making Predictions, Interpolation, Extrapolation

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

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## Quick Points!

### How many baskets will it take to get 46 points?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Creating linear equations, solving two-step equations, linear relations

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

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## Wooden Walker

### What are the dimensions of the ramp in the middle?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Rate of Change, Slope of a Line

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## iPhone Charge

### How long does it take to charge the iPhone?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Ratios/Rates, Linear Relations, Direct and Partial Variation

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

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## Laying Sod

### How many pieces of sod will cover the garden?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Trigonometry, area, measurement

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

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