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March 10: Kim Campbell, Canada's First Woman Prime Minister | Primes in Math
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March 10: Kim Campbell, Canada's First Woman Prime Minister | Primes in Math

March 10 of the Mystery Year is the birthday of Kim Campbell. Students solve a multi-step equation involving prime numbers, relatively prime numbers, determine the coordinates of an image (using prime notation) following a translation, and determine prime factors of a number. The puzzle is about the life and work of Prime Minster Kim Campbell — while making connections to the use of "prime" in mathematics. 

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 (a couple that provide further exploration of prime and relatively prime numbers, and one where students research other women prime ministers), Historical Notes, and a variety of professional development support.
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Common Core Standard: 6.RP.3.b, 6.SP.5.a, 6.EE.2.c, 7.NS.3, 4.OA.4, MP2
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