# Ontario Grade 12 - 3 Act Math Tasks

## Real World Math for Common Core and Ontario Curriculum

**CCSS:**- Grade 3
- Grade 4
- Grade 5
- Grade 6
- Grade 7
- Grade 8
- Algebra
- Functions
- Geometry
- Statistics
- Practice

The following list of

**3 Acts Real World Math Problems**for Grade 12 Mathematics in Ontario.

## Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

## Roll Up The Rim to Win

### How many winning rims are there?

**Shared By:**

Kyle Pearce

**Math Topic:**

probability, expected value, ratios, fractions, proportions.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Pumpkin Time-Bomb

### How Many Rubber Bands Until The Pumpkin Explodes?

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Two-Variable Relationships, Linear Correlation, Non-Linear Correlation, Scatter Plots, Trends, Regression Lines/Curves

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Darius Washington – Free Throws For The Win

### Will Darius Washington score enough free throws to force overtime or a win?

**Shared By:**

John Scammell

**Math Topic:**

Using probability to predict the outcome of a situation. In this case, using the discrete probability distribution, The Binomial Distribution, is appropriate.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Money Money

### When will the pennies overtake the $10. Which option would you choose after 20 days.

**Shared By:**

Jon Orr

**Math Topic:**

Exponential growth

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Stacking Jack

### How many ways can I stack Jack?

**Shared By:**

Brian Marks

**Math Topic:**

Investigate chance processes and develop, use, and evaluate probability models. Use the rules of probability to compute probabilities of compound events.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

No Expectations/Standards Selected

## Gmail Tap

### How does that work, anyway? How many taps would the letter "z" take?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Fry’s Bank

### How much money does Fry have in his bank account right now?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Pixel Pattern

### When will the pixel pattern break through the box?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Toothpicks

### Guess how many levels he'll make with all those toothpicks.

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

**Common Core State Standard Alignment:**

## Scrambler

### Make a guess: what will the red scrambler's position be at the end of the ride?

**Shared By:**

Dan Meyer

**Math Topic:**

Model periodic phenomena with trigonometric functions.

**Ontario Curriculum Alignment:**

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