# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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# Grade 6

## 6.G.1

**Overall Expectation Description:**

## 6.G.1 – Grade 6 – Geometry

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

Find the area of right triangles, other triangles, special quadrilaterals, and polygons by composing into rectangles or decomposing into triangles and other shapes; apply these techniques in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Mowing the Lawn

### How long will it take to mow the lawn?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Find the area of composite figures to solve problems. Extensions can include proportional reasoning and linear relationships.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Dollar Wall

### How much cash is on the walls?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

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

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Bubble Wrap

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

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

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

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

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