# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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# MFM1P

## Linear Relations - LR1

**Overall Expectation Description:**

apply data-management techniques to investigate relationships between two variables;

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## 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.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Placing Toothpicks

### How many toothpicks are in the 6th figure? ... the 11th figure?

**Shared By:**

Justin Levack

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Patterning, Proportional / Direct Variation Linear Relations

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

- Grade 6 [Patterning and Algebra - PA1, Patterning and Algebra - PA2]
- Grade 7 [Patterning and Algebra - PA1, Patterning and Algebra - PA2]
- Grade 8 [Patterning and Algebra - PA1, Patterning and Algebra - PA2]
- MAT1L
- MAT2L
- MFM1P [Linear Relations - LR1, Linear Relations - LR2, Linear Relations - LR3, Number Sense and Algebra - NA1]
- MPM1D [LR2, Number Sense and Algebra - NA2]

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Pumpkin Time-Bomb

### How Many Rubber Bands Until The Pumpkin Explodes?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Two-Variable Relationships, Linear Correlation, Non-Linear Correlation, Scatter Plots, Trends, Regression Lines/Curves

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Ice Buckets

### How cold will the water get?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Linear and Non-Linear Correlations, Scatter Plots, Making Predictions Using Extrapolation

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Vroom!

### How much should the car be pulled back to go 117 inches?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Scatter Plots, Data Management, Line of Best Fit, Making Predictions, Interpolation, Extrapolation

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Candle’s Burning

### How long will it take for the candle to burn out?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Linear relationships including classifying positive/negative, strong/weak, predicting via interpolation and extrapolation using a line of best fit on a scatter plot.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**