In this Percents Math Mystery: The Case of the Pickpocketing Pirate, your class will work through the clues to solve which pirate is stealing from his ship mates. They will be working with percentages to solve the case.
NEW - Editable Suspects list added to the packet. This way you can change the pirate names and alter the mystery outcome. There are also two alternative pre-made lists you can use instead. This is a great option if your students have already done this mystery story before and you need to change the mystery answer.
The following percent skills are targeted:
Clue 1: Percents of Money Amounts
Clue 2: Writing Fractions and Decimals as a Percentage
Clue 3: Calculating Sale Prices
Clue 4: Percent Word Problems
Clue 5: Sale Prices – Find the Original Price (25%, 50%, 75% only)
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