# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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# MCF3M

## Exponential Functions - EF2

**Overall Expectation Description:**

identify and represent exponential functions, and solve problems involving exponential functions, including problems arising from real-world applications;

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Money Money

### When will the pennies overtake the $10. Which option would you choose after 20 days.

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Exponential growth

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Falling Rocks

### How deep is the cave?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Create equations that describe numbers or relationships. Build a function that models a relationship between two quantities. Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Falling Glowsticks

### How deep is the cave?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Create equations that describe numbers or relationships. Build a function that models a relationship between two quantities. Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## 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:**

## Gmail Tap

### How does that work, anyway? How many taps would the letter "z" take?

**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:**

## Fry’s Bank

### How much money does Fry have in his bank account right now?

**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:**