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March 23 Math & Inventions Puzzle: Otis' First Passenger Elevator | Mixed Review
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March 23 Math & Inventions Puzzle: Otis' First Passenger Elevator | Mixed Review

The first commercial passenger elevator, invented by Elisha Otis, was installed on March 23 of the Mystery Year. This warm-up addresses rate, measurement conversions, dimensional analysis, and multiplicative comparisons. 

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 a variety of professional development support.
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Common Core Standard: 7.SP.5, 7.RP.2, 7.EE.3, MP6
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