3 Act Math Tasks

Organized by the Common Core States Standard (CCSS) Initiative


Grade 7

7.RP.3

Overall Expectation Description:

7.RP.3 – Grade 7 – Ratios & Proportions

Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.
 
Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems. Examples: simple interest, tax, markups and markdowns, gratuities and commissions, fees, percent increase and decrease, percent error.


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Fast Clapper

Will he beat the record?



Shared By:
Nathan Kraft

Math Topic:
Ratios, Rates, and Proportional Reasoning.

Common Core State Standard Alignment:

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How many post-it notes will it take to fill the board?



Shared By:
Jon Orr

Math Topic:
Measurement of Area, Proportional Reasoning

Common Core State Standard Alignment:

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What is the cost of gasoline per litre?



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Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Ratios and Rates, Rates of Change, Slope, Direct Variation of a Linear Relation, Proportional Reasoning

Common Core State Standard Alignment:

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How fast is the hummingbird flapping its wings?



Shared By:
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Math Topic:
Rates, Rate of Change, Slope, Speed, Linear Relations

Common Core State Standard Alignment:

Stacking Paper

How many packages of paper will it take to reach the ceiling?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Proportional Reasoning, Linear Relations, Direct Variation, Partial Variation

Common Core State Standard Alignment:

iPhone Charge

How long does it take to charge the iPhone?



Shared By:
Jon Orr

Math Topic:
Ratios/Rates, Linear Relations, Direct and Partial Variation

Common Core State Standard Alignment:

Water Balloon Mishap

How long until it explodes?



Shared By:
Jon Orr

Math Topic:
Rate, Linear Relations and Direct Variation

Common Core State Standard Alignment:

Baby Beats

Does the baby have a healthy heart?



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Math Topic:
Ratios, Rates, and Proportional Reasoning.

Common Core State Standard Alignment:

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If you were going to carpet the room with a single kind of coin, which would be the cheapest option?



Shared By:
Dan Meyer

Math Topic:
Solve real-life and mathematical problems involving angle measure, area, surface area, and volume. Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.

Common Core State Standard Alignment:

Dueling Discounts

Which coupon should I use?



Shared By:
Dan Meyer

Math Topic:
Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.

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