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April 30 Mathematician Puzzle: Carl Gauss, Prince of Mathematics | Mixed Review
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April 30 Mathematician Puzzle: Carl Gauss, Prince of Mathematics | Mixed Review

April 30 of the Mystery Year was the birthday of Carl Gauss. Skills in this warm-up include the “Gauss” method to find the sum of the integers 1 – 100, finding a side length when given the volume of a cube, and determining the value of a digit in 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, 3 pages of Teacher Notes including step-by-step Solutions, Extensions, Historical Notes, and more
  • 1-page How to Use History-Mystery Puzzles
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Common Core Standard: 6.EE.2.c, 8.EE.2
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