This activity can be used any time before or during the topic of systems of equations. It exists as a method for engaging learners into solving systems of equations using a fun, visual activity.
If a class has one-to-one capability (each student has either a cell phone or online capable internet device), send students to an interactive webpage (provided) If not, print out or project the given problem. Have students work in teams of two for cooperative learning opportunities.
Access to several resources is included.
Hint: The website link is great for 1-to-1 learners because it will check their solutions. For differentiation, students can select difficulty, too.