# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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

# Grade 8

## 8.SP.1

**Overall Expectation Description:**

## 8.SP.1 – Grade 8 Statistics and Probability

Investigate patterns of association in bivariate data.Construct and interpret scatter plots for bivariate measurement data to investigate patterns of association between two quantities. Describe patterns such as clustering, outliers, positive or negative association, linear association, and nonlinear association.

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Draining The Pool

### How long will it take to drain the pool?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Linear and non-linear relationships including classifying positive/negative, strong/weak, predicting via interpolation and extrapolation using a line/curve of best fit on a scatter plot.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Ice Buckets

### How cold will the water get?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Linear and Non-Linear Correlations, Scatter Plots, Making Predictions Using Extrapolation

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Vroom!

### How much should the car be pulled back to go 117 inches?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Scatter Plots, Data Management, Line of Best Fit, Making Predictions, Interpolation, Extrapolation

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Candle’s Burning

### How long will it take for the candle to burn out?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Linear relationships including classifying positive/negative, strong/weak, predicting via interpolation and extrapolation using a line of best fit on a scatter plot.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**