Two engaging puzzles are included in this resource. Students match 24 equivalent expressions. These puzzles can be used to have students practice the distributive property OR factor the GCF from expressions.
Puzzle #1: Students distribute (or factor) only positive integers.
Puzzle #2: Students distribute (or factor) both positive and negative integers.
Students cut out the 16 pieces, and try to match up equivalent expressions. When complete, they can glue them on a separate sheet of paper.
A table is included for students to show work and write down their equivalent expressions.
NO PREP NEEDED! These puzzles are not in order, so you can just copy and have the students cut out the pieces.
Answer keys included!