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April 23 Math & Literature Puzzle: Death of William Shakespeare | Probability Simulation
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April 23 Math & Literature Puzzle: Death of William Shakespeare | Probability Simulation

April 23 of the Mystery Year was the birthday of William Shakespeare. Skills in this cross-curricular warm-up include solving a multi-step equation involving fractions, value of a power with an exponent of 0, probability of successive events, and median of a distribution. Each clue for a missing digit in the puzzle makes a connection to a work of William Shakespeare.

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 
  • 2-page Probability Simulation
  • A complete file including the above pages along with 3 pages of Teacher Notes with Historical Notes, solutions, and more professional development support
  • 1-page How to Use History-Mystery Puzzles
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Common Core Standard: 7.EE.4.a, 5.NBT.2, 6.SP.5.c, 7.SP.8
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