# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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# Geometry

## G-MG.1

**Overall Expectation Description:**

G-MG.1 – High School Geometry – Modeling With Geometry

Apply geometric concepts in modeling situations.Use geometric shapes, their measures, and their properties to describe objects (e.g., modeling a tree trunk or a human torso as a cylinder).

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Hot Coffee

### How many gallons fit into that coffee cup?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.

Apply geometric concepts in modeling situations.

Explain volume formulas and use them to solve problems.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Meatballs

### Will it overflow?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Use geometric shapes, their measures, and their properties to describe objects (e.g., modeling a tree trunk or a human torso as a cylinder).

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Car Caravan

### How many toy cars are in the circle?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Apply geometric concepts in modeling situations.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**