# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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# 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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**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

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**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

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**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

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**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

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Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

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**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

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**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

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**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

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