3 Act Math Tasks

Real World 3 Act Math Tasks Aligned to Ontario Curriculum


MPM1D

MG2

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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.

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Big Nickel

Would it be cheaper to build it using nickels?



Shared By:
Andrew Stadel
Cathy Yenca
Dan Meyer
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Proportional Reasoning, Volume, Problem Solving

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Guessing Gumballs Sequel

Will all of the gumballs fit?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
3D Measurement: Volume of a Cylinder, Volume of a Sphere and Proportional Reasoning.

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Guessing Gumballs

How many gumballs are needed to fill the jar?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
3D Measurement: Volume of a Cylinder, Volume of a Sphere and Proportional Reasoning.

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Mix, Then Spray

Where should I stop filling?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
3D Measurement, Volume of a Cylinder, Volume of a Cone, Composite Figures

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Mowing the Lawn

How long will it take to mow the lawn?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Find the area of composite figures to solve problems. Extensions can include proportional reasoning and linear relationships.

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Cones and Spheres

How many cones does it take to fill the sphere?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
3D Measurement: Volume/Capacity of Prisms, Pyramids and Spheres.

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Prisms and Pyramids

How many pyramids does it take to fill the prism?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
3D Measurement: Volume/Capacity of Prisms and Pyramids.

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Cookie Cutter

How many more cookies could be made with the leftover dough?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Finding area of composite figures; in particular, we will be problem solving using the area of a rectangle and the area of a circle.

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