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Dec. 9 Math Mystery Year Puzzle: Birthday of Grace Hopper, Computer Scientist
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Dec. 9 Math Mystery Year Puzzle: Birthday of Grace Hopper, Computer Scientist

Grace Hopper, a computer programming pioneer, was born on December 9 of the Mystery Year. The math clues for finding the year involve percent, measurement conversions, negative exponents, and error identification (debugging) in evaluating an expression involving exponents in a real-world context.

Your PDF download includes:
  • 1-page printable student puzzle
  • 2-page digital version with horizontal layout and larger print
  • 5 pages of Teacher Notes including step-by-step solutions, historical notes, and more
  • 1-page How to Use History-Mystery Puzzles
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Common Core Standard: 5.NBT.A.2, 5.NBT.B.5, 6.EE.A.2, 6.RP.A.2, 6.RP.A.3c
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