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Feb. 11 Math & Inventions Puzzle: Thomas Edison, Light Bulb | Consumer Math
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Feb. 11 Math & Inventions Puzzle: Thomas Edison, Light Bulb | Consumer Math

February 11 is the birthday of Thomas Edison. This mixed review warm-up activity addresses skills that include determining the price for electricity based on a rate per kWh, dimensional analysis, inequalities, and divisibility. The clues provide math problems related to Edison's inventions. 

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, 4 pages of Teacher Notes including step-by-step Solutions, Extensions (including an extensive one on dimensional analysis and one on Consumer / Financial Literacy), and a variety of Professional Development support. 
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Common Core Standard: 6.NS.3, 6.RP.3, MP6, 6.NS.4, 6.EE.5.
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