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Oct. 28 Math Mystery Year Puzzle: John Wallis, Inventor of the Infinity Symbol
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Oct. 28 Math Mystery Year Puzzle: John Wallis, Inventor of the Infinity Symbol

October 28 of the Mystery Year is a day to remember English mathematician, John Wallis, credited for inventing the symbol for infinity. Clues for finding the year involve an equation with infinitely many solutions, repeating decimals, and square root. This puzzle provides engaging review for middle school or high school students to use any time.

Your PDF download includes:
  • 1-page printable student puzzle
  • 2-page digital version with horizontal layout and larger print
  • 4 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.NF.A.1, 6.NS.C.6, 7.NS.A.1, 7.NS.A.2d, 8.NS.A.1, 6.EE.A.3, 8.EE.A.2, 8.EE.C.7a
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