# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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# Functions

## F-LE.3

**Overall Expectation Description:**

## F-LE.3 – High School Functions – Linear, Quadratic, & Exponential Models

Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.Observe using graphs and tables that a quantity increasing exponentially eventually exceeds a quantity increasing linearly, quadratically, or (more generally) as a polynomial function.

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Placing Toothpicks Part 4

### How many toothpicks are in the 6th figure? ... the 11th figure?

**Shared By:**

Justin Levack

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Creating tables, graphs and equations of partial variation linear relations.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Placing Toothpicks Part 3

### How many toothpicks are in the 6th figure? ... the 11th figure?

**Shared By:**

Justin Levack

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Creating tables, graphs and equations of partial variation linear relations.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Placing Toothpicks Sequel

### How many toothpicks are in the 6th figure? ... the 11th figure?

**Shared By:**

Justin Levack

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Creating tables, graphs and equations of linear and non-linear relations.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Money Money

### When will the pennies overtake the $10. Which option would you choose after 20 days.

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Exponential growth

**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:**

## Toothpicks

### Guess how many levels he'll make with all those toothpicks.

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**