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Oct. 26 Math Mystery Year Puzzle: President Truman Nearly Doubles the Minimum Wage
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Oct. 26 Math Mystery Year Puzzle: President Truman Nearly Doubles the Minimum Wage

October 26 of the Mystery Year marks the date of an event by President Truman. To find the year, students solve math clues involving percent increase (including inflation percents greater than 100%), reasoning skills, and evaluating an expression with exponents in a real-world context.

Your PDF download includes:
  • 1-page printable student puzzle
  • 2-page digital version with horizontal layout and larger print
  • 5 pages of Teacher Notes including step-by-step solutions, historical notes, and more
  • 1-page How to Use History-Mystery Puzzles
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Common Core Standard: 5.NBT.B.7, 6.EE.A.1, 7.EE.B.3, 6.RP.A.3, 7.RP.A.3
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