# 3 Act Math Tasks

## Organized by the Common Core States Standard (CCSS) Initiative

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# Grade 3

## 3.OA.9

**Overall Expectation Description:**

## 3.OA.9 – Grade 3 – Operations and Algebraic Thinking

Solve problems involving the four operations, and identify and explain patterns in arithmetic.

Identify arithmetic patterns (including patterns in the addition table or multiplication table), and explain them using properties of operations. For example, observe that 4 times a number is always even, and explain why 4 times a number can be decomposed into two equal addends.

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Bucky the Badger

### How many push-ups did Bucky have to do?

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Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Solve problems involving the four operations, and identify and explain patterns in arithmetic.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**