# Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution - Christmas Math Activity

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1. Have fun with Systems of Equations this holiday season! This bundle includes 5 resources on solving system of equations - all with a fun Christmas theme! For the graphing resource, students solve the 12 worksheet questions by graphing the two equations on the provided coordinate planes. Once stude
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Have your students practice solving systems of equations using substitution with this fun, seasonal riddle worksheet activity! With traditional practice problems and word problems, this download has everything you need to reinforce this important skill!

This product is included in my Systems of Equations Seasonal Bundle, as well!

Students will solve the 14 worksheet questions using substitution. Once students complete the problems, they need to find the solution point on the coordinate plane and write in the letter that corresponds with the point at the bottom of the page to fill in the Christmas riddle. An additional worksheet with 3 Christmas-themed systems of equations word problems (to be solved using substitution) is included that also asks students to write their own linear system word problem.

The Christmas riddle makes this activity more fun than a traditional worksheet and the set-up of the solutions on the coordinate plane reinforces the idea that the solution to a linear system is simply a point. The word problems are great way to have students apply the skill of substitution to "real world" problems!

The 11 pages include the following:
- 1 cover page
- 2 pages of problems in color & 2 in black and white
- 1 page with coordinate plane solutions and riddle in color and 1 in black and white
- 1 page of word problems in color and 1 in black and white
- 2 pages of answer keys

Be sure to download my FREE product "Seasonal Systems of Equations" for a more great Christmas-themed Linear System word problems!!
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