# 3 Act Math Tasks

## Real World 3 Act Math Tasks Aligned to Ontario Curriculum

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# MPM2D

## AG1

**Overall Expectation Description:**

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Piling Up Systems of Linear Equations

### How much does each weigh?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Solving systems of linear equations, point of intersection, elimination, substitution

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Tech Weigh In Sequel

### How much does each weigh?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Solving systems of linear equations, point of intersection, elimination, substitution

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Camera Case & Pads of Paper Weigh In

### How much does the camera case weigh?

**Shared By:**

Justin Levack

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Partial variation, initial value and the rate of change of linear relations, finding the equation of a line given two points.

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## Tech Weigh In

### How much does one device weigh?

**Shared By:**

Justin Levack

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Direct and partial variation, initial value and the rate of change of linear relations, equations of lines.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Counting Candy Sequel

### How many of each colour are there?

**Shared By:**

Justin Levack

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Solving Systems of Linear Equations

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

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## The Detention Buy-Out

### 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.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Water Balloon Mishap

### How long until it explodes?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Rate, Linear Relations and Direct Variation

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## Playing Catch Up

### Who will win?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

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## Ditch Diggers

### Guess whether or not the two ditch diggers will meet.

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations.

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