November 16 of the Mystery Year marks the date when the 12 regional Reserve Banks opened for business. Math clues for finding the year involve rate as a percent, mean, median, and simple interest in a financial-literacy context. The clues provide connections to three major goals of the Federal Reserve: maximum employment, stable prices, and moderate long-term interest rates. This puzzle is great for middle school or high school students to use any time.
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