3 Act Math Tasks

Organized by the Common Core States Standard (CCSS) Initiative


Grade 5

5.OA.2

Overall Expectation Description:

Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them. For example, express the calculation “add 8 and 7, then multiply by 2” as 2 × (8 + 7). Recognize that 3 × (18932 + 921) is three times as large as 18932 + 921, without having to calculate the indicated sum or product.


Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

Airplane Problem – Trip to Toronto

How many seats are there?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Counting and Quantity (Subitizing, Unitizing), Multiplication, Algebra

Common Core State Standard Alignment:


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