# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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## Grade 8

**Overall Expectation Description:**

The Grade 8 Ontario Curriculum consists of five mathematical strands:

Number Sense and NumerationMeasurement

Geometry and Spatial Sense

Patterning and Algebra

Data Management and Probability

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Cheese and Crackers

### How can we share the cheese fairly with the crackers?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Fractions as quotient, fractions as operator

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Roll Up The Rim to Win

### How many winning rims are there?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

probability, expected value, ratios, fractions, proportions.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Massive Mosaic

### How many tiles are there in that mosaic?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Multiplication, Proportional Reasoning

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

- Grade 3 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1, Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 4 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 5 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 6 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 7 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 8 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- MFM1P [Number Sense and Algebra - NA1]
- MPM1D [Number Sense and Algebra - NA2]

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Area of Saskatchewan

### What percentage of Canada is covered by Saskatchewan?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Proportional reasoning, proportions, percentages

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Giant Rubber Duck

### How many Giant Rubber Ducks tall is the CN Tower?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Proportional reasoning, proportions, direct variation linear relations

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## The Great Canadian Flag

### How tall is The Great Canadian Flag?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Proportional reasoning, proportions, direct variation linear relations

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Sticky Note Challenge

### How many sticky notes will it take to hold your weight?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Proportional reasoning, proportions, direct variation linear relations

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Donut Delight

### How many doughnuts are there?

**Shared By:**

Brennan Jones

Brian Marks

Graham Fletcher

Kyle Pearce

Mike Wiernicki

**Math Topic:**

Multiplication, Division, Proportional Reasoning

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

- Grade 3 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1, Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 4 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 5 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 6 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 7 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 8 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- MFM1P [Number Sense and Algebra - NA1]
- MPM1D [Number Sense and Algebra - NA2]

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Airplane Problem – Trip to Toronto

### How many seats are there?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Counting and Quantity (Subitizing, Unitizing), Multiplication, Algebra

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

- Grade 1 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 2 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS2, Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 3 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 4 [Patterning and Algebra - PA2]
- Grade 5 [Patterning and Algebra - PA2]
- Grade 6 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 7 [Patterning and Algebra - PA2]
- Grade 8 [Patterning and Algebra - PA2]
- MFM1P [Number Sense and Algebra - NA2]
- MFM2P [Quadratic Relations in y = ax^2 + bx + c Form - QR3]
- MPM1D [Number Sense and Algebra - NA2]
- MPM2D [Quadratic Relations - QR4]

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Solar Panels

### How much greenhouse gas emissions can they offset?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Proportional reasoning, proportions, direct variation linear relations

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

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