# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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## Grade 7

**Overall Expectation Description:**

## Three Act Math Tasks – Grade 7 – Common Core

Three Act Math Tasks Related to Grade 7 Common Core Mathematics Standards (CCSS)

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Fast Clapper

### Will he beat the record?

**Shared By:**

Nathan Kraft

**Math Topic:**

Ratios, Rates, and Proportional Reasoning.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## R2D2 Post-Its by @MrOrr_geek

### How many post-it notes will it take to fill the board?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Measurement of Area, Proportional Reasoning

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Gas Guzzler

### What is the cost of gasoline per litre?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Ratios and Rates, Rates of Change, Slope, Direct Variation of a Linear Relation, Proportional Reasoning

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Doritos Roulette: Hot or Not?

### How Many Chips Are Hot?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

probability, expected value, ratios, fractions, proportions.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Flaps!

### How fast is the hummingbird flapping its wings?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Rates, Rate of Change, Slope, Speed, Linear Relations

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Mowing the Lawn

### How long will it take to mow the lawn?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Find the area of composite figures to solve problems. Extensions can include proportional reasoning and linear relationships.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Cookie Cutter

### How many more cookies could be made with the leftover dough?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Finding area of composite figures; in particular, we will be problem solving using the area of a rectangle and the area of a circle.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Snipping Straws

### What's the length of your snipped straw?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Solving equations involving area of a circle.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Stacking Paper

### How many packages of paper will it take to reach the ceiling?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Proportional Reasoning, Linear Relations, Direct Variation, Partial Variation

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Quick Points!

### How many baskets will it take to get 46 points?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Creating linear equations, solving two-step equations, linear relations

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

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