3 Act Math Tasks

Real World 3 Act Math Tasks Aligned to Ontario Curriculum


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;


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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

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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:

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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.

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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:

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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:

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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.

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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:

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