3 Act Math Tasks

Organized by the Common Core States Standard (CCSS) Initiative


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.


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How much does each weigh?



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Math Topic:
Solving systems of linear equations, point of intersection, elimination, substitution

Common Core State Standard Alignment:

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How much does each weigh?



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Math Topic:
Solving systems of linear equations, point of intersection, elimination, substitution

Common Core State Standard Alignment:

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How much does the camera case weigh?



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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?



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Math Topic:
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Common Core State Standard Alignment:

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How tall is the table?



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

Common Core State Standard Alignment:

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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?



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Math Topic:
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Common Core State Standard Alignment:

Playing Catch Up

Who will win?



Shared By:
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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:
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Math Topic:
Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations.

Common Core State Standard Alignment:


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