# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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# MBF3C

## Mathematical Models - MM2

**Overall Expectation Description:**

demonstrate an understanding of exponents, and make connections between the numeric, graphical, and algebraic representations of exponential relations;

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Incredible Shrinking Dollar

### What will the dollar bill look like after getting reduced that many times?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Domino Skyscraper

### How many dominoes would it take to knock over a skyscraper-sized domino?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Pixel Pattern

### When will the pixel pattern break through the box?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Toothpicks

### Guess how many levels he'll make with all those toothpicks.

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**