Ontario Grade 8 - 3 Act Math Tasks

Real World Math for Common Core and Ontario Curriculum


The following list of 3 Acts Real World Math Problems for Grade 8 Mathematics in Ontario.

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Solar Panels

How much greenhouse gas emissions can they offset?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Proportional reasoning, proportions, direct variation linear relations

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Fast Clapper

Will he beat the record?



Shared By:
Nathan Kraft

Math Topic:
Ratios, Rates, and Proportional Reasoning.

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Railing Reconstruction

What is the angle measure of the missing angle?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Geometry and Spatial Sense, angle geometry, opposite angle theorem, parallel lines cut by a transversal.

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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.

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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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Draining The Pool

How long will it take to drain the pool?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Linear and non-linear relationships including classifying positive/negative, strong/weak, predicting via interpolation and extrapolation using a line/curve of best fit on a scatter plot.

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Gimme A Break

How many pieces of the whole are there?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Adding and subtracting fractions; multiplying and dividing fractions.

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