With this no-prep activity, students will evaluate the determinant of the given matrices (2 x 2 and 3 x 3, some variables). Then, they will find their answer on the abstract picture and fill in the space with a given pattern to reveal a beautiful, fun Zen design! Students can color their final products or leave them in black and white. Either way, your classroom will be decorated with beautiful artwork as the students practice their Algebra 2 skills!
This activity is an excellent resource for sub plans, enrichment/reinforcement, early finishers, and extra practice with some fun. It is especially useful for end-of-year practice, spiral review, and motivated practice when students are exhausted from standardized testing or mentally "checked out" before a long break (hello summer!). Teachers and students alike enjoy motivating activities, so engage your students today with this relaxing activity!
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This product is part of my Algebra II Zen Math Bundle 2
Thank you and enjoy your new product!