# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

**Not Common Core? Go to Ontario Curriculum alignment**

# Grade 8

## 8.EE.8

**Overall Expectation Description:**

## 8.EE.8 – Grade 8 – Expressions & Equations

Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations.

Analyze and solve pairs of simultaneous linear equations.

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Piling Up Systems of Linear Equations

### How much does each weigh?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Solving systems of linear equations, point of intersection, elimination, substitution

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Tech Weigh In Sequel

### How much does each weigh?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Solving systems of linear equations, point of intersection, elimination, substitution

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Camera Case & Pads of Paper Weigh In

### How much does the camera case weigh?

**Shared By:**

Justin Levack

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Partial variation, initial value and the rate of change of linear relations, finding the equation of a line given two points.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Counting Candy Sequel

### How many of each colour are there?

**Shared By:**

Justin Levack

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Solving Systems of Linear Equations

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Thick Stacks

### How tall is the table?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Finding the equation of a line given two points, (x, y)

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## The Detention Buyout

### Which administrator should each student buy-out from?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Model and solve problems involving the intersection of two straight lines.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Stacking Paper Sequel

### What is the height of the table?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Finding the equation of a line given the slope and a point from the linear relation using first logic, a table of values, a graph and then finally, the algebraic method.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Playing Catch Up

### Who will win?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Ditch Diggers

### Guess whether or not the two ditch diggers will meet.

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**