# 3 Act Math Tasks

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

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# MFM2P

## Modelling Linear Relations - LR2

**Overall Expectation Description:**

graph a line and write the equation of a line from given information;

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## 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:**

## 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:**

## 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:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Hot Dog Duel

### How Many Hot Dogs Did They Eat?

**Shared By:**

Robert Kaplinsky

**Math Topic:**

Linear patterning, linear relations and linear equations.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Thick Stacks

### How tall is the table?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

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

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## 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.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Stacking Paper

### How many packages of paper will it take to reach the ceiling?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Proportional Reasoning, Linear Relations, Direct Variation, Partial Variation

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Water Balloon Mishap

### How long until it explodes?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Rate, Linear Relations and Direct Variation

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Baby Beats

### Does the baby have a healthy heart?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

Ratios, Rates, and Proportional Reasoning.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## 25 Billion Apps

### When should you start bombarding the App Store with purchases if you want to win?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Use functions to model relationships between quantities.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

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