3 Act Math Tasks

Organized by the Common Core States Standard (CCSS) Initiative


Grade 6

6.RP.3

Overall Expectation Description:

6.RP.3 – Grade 6 – Ratios & Proportional Relationships

Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.
 
Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems, e.g., by reasoning about tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams, double number line diagrams, or equations.


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How many tiles are there in that mosaic?



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What percentage of Canada is covered by Saskatchewan?



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How many Giant Rubber Ducks tall is the CN Tower?



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How tall is The Great Canadian Flag?



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Sticky Note Challenge

How many sticky notes will it take to hold your weight?



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Proportional reasoning, proportions, direct variation linear relations

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Donut Delight

How many doughnuts are there?



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Multiplication, Division, Proportional Reasoning

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Solar Panels

How much greenhouse gas emissions can they offset?



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Proportional reasoning, proportions, direct variation linear relations

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Calvin’s Clearance

What is the sale price?



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Fast Clapper

Will he beat the record?



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Ratios, Rates, and Proportional Reasoning.

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Hot Coffee

How many gallons fit into that coffee cup?



Shared By:
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Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.
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