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April Fools' Day Math History-Mystery Puzzle with Extension Activities | Math & Holidays
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April Fools' Day Math History-Mystery Puzzle with Extension Activities | Math & Holidays

This fun puzzle is about the origins of April Fools' Day (celebrated on April 1). The clues are based on puzzles that involve logical reasoning, evaluating an algebraic expression based on specific values of its variables, and understanding different representations for finding a percent of a number.

Your Zip download includes printable/digital PDFs:
  • 1-page printable Student Puzzle
  • 1-page Answer Key with sample solutions
  • 1-page version of puzzle with expanding form fields – use with Acrobat Reader 
  • A complete file including the student puzzle, answer key,and 6 pages of Teacher Notes including step-by-step solutions and two printable extension activities
  • 1-page How to Use History-Mystery Puzzles
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Common Core Standard: 7.G.4, MP2, 6.RP.3.d, 7.RP.2.a, 7.RP.3, 7.RP.1.
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