# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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# MFM1P

## Linear Relations - LR4

**Overall Expectation Description:**

connect various representations of a linear relation, and solve problems using the representations;

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Piling Up Systems of Linear Equations

### How much does each weigh?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Solving systems of linear equations, point of intersection, elimination, substitution

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

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## Tech Weigh In Sequel

### How much does each weigh?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Solving systems of linear equations, point of intersection, elimination, substitution

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## Walk Out

### What does the distance-time graph look like?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Distance-Time Graphs, Graphing Relationships, Linear Relations

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## Graphing Stories – 3 Act Math Style!

### Can you draw the graphing story?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Distance-Time Graphs, Graphing Relationships, Linear Relations

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## Counting Candy Sequel

### How many of each colour are there?

**Shared By:**

Justin Levack

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Solving Systems of Linear Equations

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## Crazy Taxi

### How much will it cost to travel 30 km?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Initial Value, Rate of Change, Linear Relations, Partial Variation

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## Flaps!

### How fast is the hummingbird flapping its wings?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Rates, Rate of Change, Slope, Speed, Linear Relations

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

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## Hot Dog Duel

### How Many Hot Dogs Did They Eat?

**Shared By:**

Robert Kaplinsky

**Math Topic:**

Linear patterning, linear relations and linear equations.

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## Thick Stacks

### How tall is the table?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Finding the equation of a line given two points, (x, y)

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## Stacking Paper Sequel

### What is the height of the table?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Finding the equation of a line given the slope and a point from the linear relation using first logic, a table of values, a graph and then finally, the algebraic method.

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