Fun applied math activity investigating the history of Valentine's Day with linear equation and system of equation exercises. This Mathistory activity is best used in an Algebra 1 or Algebra 2 class as a warm-up or part of a daily assignment (10 - 20 minutes) for grades 9 - 12 during February.
Common Core Standards:
Solve systems of linear equations exactly and approximately, focusing on pairs of linear equations in two variables.
Create equations and inequalities in one variable and use them to solve problems.