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Mathematics Problem Solving
Volume 1, Number 7, October 21, 1996

Presedential Numbers


1.  Abraham Lincoln lived from 1809 to 1865. How old was he when he

2.  Lincoln was _____ years old when he married Mary Todd in 1842.

3.  Mary Todd Lincoln was born in 1818 and died in 1882. She was
_____ years younger than Abraham Lincoln.

4.  A presidential term lasts for four years. Ronald Reagan was president
from 1981 to 1989. How many terms did he serve?

5.  The United States Constitution says that you must be at least 35
years old to be president.
     Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th president. He held the job from
1901 through 1909.
     In which of the following years was Roosevelt born, 1858 or 1871?
How do you know?

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