## Negative and Rational Exponents Puzzle Activity

An engaging way for students to practice their skills in negative and rational exponents. Students cut out the shapes in the printout and put them together by matching questions and answers on corresponding sides to create the shape in the given solution.

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### Solving Two Step Equations

Solving Two Step Equations Puzzle Activity - make it more fun for your students to solve equations with this free download activity. A solution to the puzzle is included.
Students cut out the shapes in the printout and put them together by matching the solving equations questions and answers on corresponding sides to create the shape in the given solution.

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## Polynomial Long Division Puzzle Activity

This precalculus activity is designed for students to practice polynomial division. They will need to be able to use polynomial division to find the quotient, remainder and to factorize polynomials.
Students cut out the shapes in the printout and put them together by matching questions and answers on corresponding sides to create the shape in the given solution. There are 15 polynomial division questions to match with their corresponding answers on the puzzle pieces. Share:

## Solving Linear Equations Puzzle Activity

This algebra activity is designed for students to practice solving linear equations by engaging with a puzzle activity. They will need to be able to answer some linear equations with fractions.
Students cut out the shapes in the printout and put them together by matching questions and answers on corresponding sides to create the shape in the given solution. There are 21 solving equations questions to match with their corresponding answers on the puzzle pieces.

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## Calculus: Implicit Functions

Implicit Differentiation Puzzle Activity -
This calculus activity is designed for students to practice differentiation of implicit functions. They will also need to be able to use the product rule whilst applying implicit differentiation.
Students cut out the shapes in the printout and put them together by matching questions and answers on corresponding sides to create the shape in the given solution. There are 15 implicit differentiation questions to match with their corresponding answers on the puzzle pieces.

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## Trigonometric Identities Puzzle Activity

This activity is designed for students to practice recognizing and simplifying trigonometric identities.
Students cut out the shapes in the printout and put them together by matching questions and answers on corresponding sides to create the shape in the given solution. There are 21 questions to match with their corresponding answers on the puzzle pieces.

The puzzle uses fundamental trig. identities to facilitate the simplification of trigonometric expressions. This is a fun way to practice these trig identities to build up a thorough knowledge of the identities. High-school students can get an in-depth knowledge of identities like quotient, reciprocal, cofunction and Pythagorean identities. Learn to simplify, prove and evaluate expressions too.
In this trigonometric identities activity students will use the identities:

tanx =sin⁡x/cos⁡x
sin2x + cos2x = 1
sec x = 1/cos x
csc x = 1/sinx
cot x = 1/tan x
sec2x = 1 + tan2x
csc2x = 1 + cot2x

Your PreCalculus Honors students will love this activity. Fundamental Identities of trigonometry are covered here, acting as an ideal review activity before covering the concepts of advanced trigonometry in more depth.

Students will be able to:

★ simplify basic identities

★ factor basic identities

★ simplify identities

The activity covers the common core standards addressed in HSF-TF.C.8, HSA-SSE.B.3, HSA-SSE.A.2

As students learn to manipulate identity proofs, it is useful to have immediate feedback for them to confirm the proof was correctly done. The puzzle fulfills this by having a correct matching answer to line up with and ultimately form the complete hexagon.

This engaging trig identity activity is designed for  PreCalculus students. Students must use a combination of their reasoning skills, their algebraic skills along with their knowledge of trigonometric identities to help them solve the puzzle. The puzzle has 30 questions to be matched with a solution. The selection of questions has been selected to help review and achieve mastery of the basic trig functions. The rules used to solve the equations are the Pythagorean identities, the reciprocal laws, and the quotient identities.
Included with the puzzle pieces is a completed solution answer key.
There are many ways to use this resource; it can be used during the initial lessons on trigonometric identities or later on as a review activity. The puzzle can also be done individually or as a pair or group work activity.

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## Transformations of Quadratic Graphs Puzzle

Quadratic Graph Transformations Activity - A puzzle to match transformations of graphs.
This activity is designed for students to practice graph transformations. This activity has three core quadratic graphs: f(x), g(x), h(x). Students must match transformations such as y=f(x)+3, y=2f(x+1), y=g(2x), etc. with their graphs.
Students cut out the shapes in the printout and put them together by matching questions and answers on corresponding sides to create the shape in the given solution. There are 30 questions to match in total to complete the puzzle.

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## Sequences - Linear, Quadratic and Geometric Sequence Activity

This is a sequences activity for the classroom. Students to practice identifying linear, quadratic and geometric sequences and matching them with their n'th term expression.
Students cut out the shapes in the printout and put them together by matching questions and answers on corresponding sides to create the shape in the given solution. You can download the resource here.

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