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Real World Math for Common Core and Ontario Curriculum


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Crazy Taxi

How much will it cost to travel 30 km?



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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?



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Jon Orr

Math Topic:
Rates, Rate of Change, Slope, Speed, Linear Relations

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Pumpkin Time-Bomb

How Many Rubber Bands Until The Pumpkin Explodes?



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Jon Orr

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

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Order Up!

How much will it cost for the entire order?



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Jon Orr

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

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Vroom!

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



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Jon Orr

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

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Quick Points!

How many baskets will it take to get 46 points?



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Jon Orr

Math Topic:
Creating linear equations, solving two-step equations, linear relations

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Wooden Walker

What are the dimensions of the ramp in the middle?



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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?



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Jon Orr

Math Topic:
Ratios/Rates, Linear Relations, Direct and Partial Variation

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Laying Sod

How many pieces of sod will cover the garden?



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Jon Orr

Math Topic:
Trigonometry, area, measurement

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