# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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# MFM1P

## Number Sense and Algebra - NA1

**Overall Expectation Description:**

solve problems involving proportional reasoning;

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Donut Delight

### How many doughnuts are there?

**Shared By:**

Brennan Jones

Brian Marks

Graham Fletcher

Kyle Pearce

Mike Wiernicki

**Math Topic:**

Multiplication, Division, Proportional Reasoning

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

- Grade 3 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1, Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 4 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 5 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 6 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 7 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 8 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- MFM1P [Number Sense and Algebra - NA1]
- MPM1D [Number Sense and Algebra - NA2]

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Solar Panels

### How much greenhouse gas emissions can they offset?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Proportional reasoning, proportions, direct variation linear relations

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Calvin’s Clearance

### What is the sale price?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Percentages and Discounts

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Fast Clapper

### Will he beat the record?

**Shared By:**

Nathan Kraft

**Math Topic:**

Ratios, Rates, and Proportional Reasoning.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Hot Coffee

### How many gallons fit into that coffee cup?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.

Apply geometric concepts in modeling situations.

Explain volume formulas and use them to solve problems.

**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:**

## R2D2 Post-Its by @MrOrr_geek

### How many post-it notes will it take to fill the board?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Measurement of Area, Proportional Reasoning

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

- Grade 6 [Measurement - M2, Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 7 [Measurement - M2, Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 8 [Measurement - M2, Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- MAT1L
- MAT2L
- MFM1P [Measurement and Geometry - MG2, Number Sense and Algebra - NA1]
- MPM1D [MG2, Number Sense and Algebra - NA2]

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Gas Guzzler

### What is the cost of gasoline per litre?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Ratios and Rates, Rates of Change, Slope, Direct Variation of a Linear Relation, Proportional Reasoning

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Doritos Roulette: Hot or Not?

### How Many Chips Are Hot?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

probability, expected value, ratios, fractions, proportions.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Super-Bear

### How many regular bears equals the super bear?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

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