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May 17 Math Mystery Year Puzzle: Court Case Brown v. Board of Education
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May 17 Math Mystery Year Puzzle: Court Case Brown v. Board of Education

On May 17 of the Mystery Year, the U.S. Supreme Court justices ruled that state laws involving racial segregation in public schools are unconstitutional. The math clues for finding the year involve proportional reasoning, solving an equation with rational coefficients, and converting a fraction to a decimal or percent.

Your PDF download includes:
  • 1-page print/digital Student Puzzle
  • 1-page Answer Key with sample solutions
  • 4 pages of Teacher Notes with step-by-step solutions, reteaching tips, historical notes, and optional extension questions
  • 1-page of tips, How to Use History-Mystery Puzzles
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Common Core Standard: 7.NS.A.2d, 7.EE.B.4a, 8.EE.C.7b, 6.RP.A.3
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