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# Valentine's Day Math Puzzle - Factoring & FOIL Method (A greater than 1)

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A Valentines Day activity for students learning either factoring with a leading coefficient greater than one, the FOIL method, or both. This activity is also ideal for a review for students who have already taken Algebra I. Students refine their skills dealing with factoring and the FOIL method but also their inductive reasoning skills, as the pieces will only work out in one manner.

This puzzle pack contains trinomials and their corresponding factored forms in a 4 x 4 grid. When completed, the students will form a picture of hearts. There are 5 versions of the puzzle included. Each puzzle has a different number of graphics that will increase the difficulty of the puzzle in order to allow for differentiation. Roman numerals are also included in the middle of the pieces so that a teacher can quickly check if the student is correct. You will notice that a few problems are repeated. This challenges students to use their inductive reasoning skills and to think critically.

Your purchase includes a PDF file of the puzzle. Although it isn't necessary for use, it is recommended you print the puzzle on cardstock and have it laminated prior to cutting it out so it can last for years to come.

Here are the other Valentine's Day Algebra 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 Two Step Equations
Valentine’s Day Point Slope to Slope Intercept Form
Valentine’s Day Rules of Exponents
Valentine’s Day Two Points to Slope Intercept Form

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

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

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 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 Two Step Equations
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 Factoring and FOIL Method

Easter
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

Thanks,
The Gurgals
Total Pages
6
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Teaching Duration
30 Minutes

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