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No Prep Computer Math Puzzles - Factoring and FOIL Method

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This is a computer version of our Factoring and FOIL Method Puzzle . Students must match up the FOIL problem with its simplified form, or polynomial with factored form, to correctly complete a 4 x 4 grid. Inductive reasoning skills must also be used as some values are repeated. Download the preview file for screenshots and details of how the computer version of the puzzle works!

In addition, you will also get the printable PDF versions that is found in Factoring and FOIL Method Puzzle.

The puzzle is programmed in Flash, so you will have to a flash player on your computer or the students computer. Two versions Currently, it will not run on IPads or Macs as they don't have flash players.

There are three options to administer the puzzle:

1. Straight Computer Based - For this option you will have to distribute the folder containing the puzzles onto your students computers. THAT IS THE ONLY PREP WORK INVOLVED!!. Two version of the file are included, a swf fil e and exe file. The students will then run the puzzle on their computer and it will do the rest of the work including offering periodic checks and correcting them. A hard copy of the puzzle is included so that you can check the students progress on your own or help them out with specific pieces. The Roman numerals are included so that you can quickly reference the piece they need help on.

2. Computer and Hard Copy Mix - You can print out the puzzle and distribute the 16 pieces to individual students or a group of students. At the same time you can have the puzzle open on your smartboard or computer. The activity can then be done as a group or you can provide hints on your version on the computer.

3. Hard Copy of Puzzle Administration - The file also contains the PDF version of the puzzle. You can still simply cut out the pieces and distribute them to students if you are limited on or don't have access to computers.

We have just started converting our puzzles into the digital forms so be sure to follow us to be updated on our future puzzles.

Be sure to check out the algebra bundles we have in our store that include activities for the entire year. Our Algebra Activities Bundle includes all of our regular algebra activities.

Our Algebra Holiday and Seasonal Math Puzzles Bundle (Year Long) includes all of our seasonal activities.

Finally our Algebra Year Long Activities Bundle Including Holiday and Seasonal Activities is a combination of our other two bundles (over 40 products and counting) at a significantly discounted price! Save big with the bundle and have activities for the whole year!

Your purchase of any of these bundles gives you the rights to any future puzzles we upload to our store. We will continue to update the product, and as a revised file is uploaded you will be notified and be able to download the update for free! These bundles will provide you with activities and stimulated learning for your students for the entire year.

Algebra Activities Bundle includes the following activities:
Equations and Inequalities Products:
One Step Equations Puzzle
One Step Equations Match Game
Two Step Equations Match Game
Two Step Equations Puzzle
Multiple Step Equations Match Game
Solving Inequalities Puzzle

Multiplying Polynomials Puzzle
Factoring and FOIL Method Puzzle
Factoring and FOIL Method Puzzle with Leading Coefficient Greater than One

Simplifying Radicals Puzzle
Multiplying Radicals Puzzle
Mixed Operations with Radicals Puzzle

Combining Like Terms:
Combining Like Terms Puzzle
Combining Like Terms Match Game
Combining Like Terms with Polynomials

Linear Equations:
Linear Equations Sort
Point Slope Form to Slope Intercept Form Puzzle
Writing Equations in Slope Intercept Form Given Two Points Puzzle

Scientific Notation:
Scientific Notation Conversion and Operation Sort
Steps to Writing in Scientific Notation Powerpoint

Order of Operations:
Order of Operations (PEMDAS) Match Game

Rules of Exponents
Rules of Exponents Puzzle

Algebra Holiday and Seasonal Math Puzzles Bundle (Year Long) contains the following holiday/seasonal activities:
Back to School Puzzles:
Back to School Combining Like Terms
Back to School One Step Equations
Back to School Two Step Equations
Back to School Factoring and Foil Method

Christmas Puzzles:
Christmas One Step Equations
Christmas Combining Like Terms
Factoring and FOIL Method
Christmas Radicals – Mixed Operations
Christmas Simplifying Radicals
Christmas Two Step Equations
Christmas Solving Inequalities

Valentine's Day Puzzles:
Valentine’s Day Algebra Bundle

Valentine’s Day One Step Equations
Valentine’s Day Combining Like Terms
Valentine’s Day Solving Inequalities
Valentine’s Day Factoring and FOIL Method
Valentine’s Day Combining Like Terms with Polynomials
Valentine’s Day Factoring and FOIL Method with A Greater than 1
Valentine’s Day Multiplying Polynomials
Valentine’s Day Mixed Operations with Radicals
Valentine’s Day Simplifying Radicals
Valentine’s Day Two Step Equations
Valentine’s Day Multiplying Radicals
Valentine’s Day Point Slope to Slope Intercept Form
Valentine’s Day Rules of Exponents
Valentine’s Day Two Points to Slope Intercept Form

St. Patrick's Day:
St. Patrick’s Day Combining Like Terms
St. Patrick’s Day One Step Equations
St. Patrick’s Day Solving Inequalities
St. Patrick’s Day Simplifying Radicals
St. Patrick’s Day Factoring and FOIL Method

Easter Combining Like Terms
Easter Factoring and FOIL Method
Easter One Step Equations
Easter Two Step Equations
Easter Solving Inequalities

End of Year (Summer)
End of Year (Summer) Combining Like Terms
End of Year (Summer) One Step Equations
End of Year (Summer) Two Step Equations
End of Year (Summer) Solving Inequalities
End of Year (Summer) Factoring and FOIL Method

Halloween Algebra Puzzles:
Halloween Combining Like Terms
Halloween Factoring and Foil Method
Halloween One Step Equations
Halloween Solving Inequalities
Halloween Two Step Equations

Thanksgiving Algebra Puzzles:
Thanksgiving Combining Like Terms
Thanksgiving One Step Equations
Thanksgiving Solving Inequalities
Thanksgiving Two Points to Slope Intercept Form
Thanksgiving Factoring and FOIL Method
Thanksgiving Two Step Equations

Winter Algebra Puzzles:
Winter Combining Like Terms
Winter Factoring and FOIL Method
Winter One Step Equations
Winter Solving Inequalities
Winter Two Step Equations

Football Algebra Puzzles:
Football Solving Inequalities
Football Combining Like Terms
Football One Step Equations
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Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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