# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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

## Algebra

**Overall Expectation Description:**

## Three Act Math Tasks – High School Algebra Common Core

Three Act Math Tasks Related to High School Algebra Common Core Mathematics Standards (CCSS)

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## 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:**

## Hot Dog Duel

### How Many Hot Dogs Did They Eat?

**Shared By:**

Robert Kaplinsky

**Math Topic:**

Linear patterning, linear relations and linear equations.

**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:**

## Falling Rocks

### How deep is the cave?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Create equations that describe numbers or relationships. Build a function that models a relationship between two quantities. Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Falling Glowsticks

### How deep is the cave?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Create equations that describe numbers or relationships. Build a function that models a relationship between two quantities. Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## World Record Airbag

### How fast was he flying when he hit the bag?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Create equations that describe numbers or relationships. Build a function that models a relationship between two quantities. Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**