# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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# Statistics & Probability

## S-ID.6

**Overall Expectation Description:**

S-ID.6 – Statistics & Probability – Interpreting Categorical & Quantitative Data

Summarize, represent, and interpret data on two categorical and quantitative variables.Represent data on two quantitative variables on a scatter plot, and describe how the variables are related.

## 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:**

## 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:**

## Penny Circle

### Guess how many pennies the big circle will hold.

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Solve real-life and mathematical problems involving angle measure, area, surface area, and volume.

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

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