# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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# MFM1P

## Number Sense and Algebra - NA2

**Overall Expectation Description:**

simplify numerical and polynomial expressions in one variable, and solve simple first-degree equations.

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Airplane Problem – Trip to Toronto

### How many seats are there?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Counting and Quantity (Subitizing, Unitizing), Multiplication, Algebra

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

- Grade 1 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 2 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS2, Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 3 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS3]
- Grade 4 [Patterning and Algebra - PA2]
- Grade 5 [Patterning and Algebra - PA2]
- Grade 6 [Number Sense and Numeration - NS1]
- Grade 7 [Patterning and Algebra - PA2]
- Grade 8 [Patterning and Algebra - PA2]
- MFM1P [Number Sense and Algebra - NA2]
- MFM2P [Quadratic Relations in y = ax^2 + bx + c Form - QR3]
- MPM1D [Number Sense and Algebra - NA2]
- MPM2D [Quadratic Relations - QR4]

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Penny a Day

### Which would you rather: $1 Million or a Penny a Day, Doubled for a Month?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Exponents, exponential notation, exponential relations, exponential functions.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Counting Candies

### How many candies should each person get?

**Shared By:**

Justin Levack

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Multiplying and Dividing Fractions, Solving for an Unknown, Number Sense and Numeration.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Snipping Straws

### What's the length of your snipped straw?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Solving equations involving area of a circle.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Order Up!

### How much will it cost for the entire order?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Creating polynomial expressions, collecting like terms, modelling with equations, algebraic representation

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Quick Points!

### How many baskets will it take to get 46 points?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Creating linear equations, solving two-step equations, linear relations

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

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