# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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# MDM4U

## Counting and Probability - CP2

**Overall Expectation Description:**

solve problems involving the application of permutations and combinations to determine the probability of an event.

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## 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:**

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## Darius Washington – Free Throws For The Win

### Will Darius Washington score enough free throws to force overtime or a win?

**Shared By:**

John Scammell

**Math Topic:**

Using probability to predict the outcome of a situation. In this case, using the discrete probability distribution, The Binomial Distribution, is appropriate.

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## Stacking Jack

### How many ways can I stack Jack?

**Shared By:**

Brian Marks

**Math Topic:**

Investigate chance processes and develop, use, and evaluate probability models. Use the rules of probability to compute probabilities of compound events.

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