3 Act Math Tasks

Real World 3 Act Math Tasks Aligned to Ontario Curriculum


MPM1D

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Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

Solar Panels

How much greenhouse gas emissions can they offset?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Proportional reasoning, proportions, direct variation linear relations

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Fast Clapper

Will he beat the record?



Shared By:
Nathan Kraft

Math Topic:
Ratios, Rates, and Proportional Reasoning.

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Penny a Day

Which would you rather: $1 Million or a Penny a Day, Doubled for a Month?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Exponents, exponential notation, exponential relations, exponential functions.

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Walk Out Sequel feat. @Desmos Activity & @Knowledgehook Gameshow!

Do the two "walks" produce perpendicular lines?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Parallel and perpendicular lines

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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

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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

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Walk Out

What does the distance-time graph look like?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Distance-Time Graphs, Graphing Relationships, Linear Relations

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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.

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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.

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