# Simplifying expressions

### Magic Squares are. They help students bridge gaps in their thinking without realizing it. Students solve puzzles and think critically while having fun!

Algebra activity for year

### Use variables to write algebraic expressions.

### Simplifying Algebraic Rational Expressions

This puzzle is an excellent way for your students to practice simplifying expressions that involve the distributive property and combining like terms!

### Get your students moving! Great activity for Scoot! Place the 30 task cards around the room. Students move from problem to problem, copying the expressions and simplifying them. This is a great activity for

This is an awesome kinesthetic activity with higher order thinking involved to teach Simplifying Algebraic Expressions. Love it!

### Expand and simplify single brackets- matching pairs

This fun graphic organizer activity will help your students combine like terms to simplify expressions. Your students can race to the top of these 6 pyramids by combining like terms along the way. Can they reach the top with the correct expressions?

### Students pick a puzzle piece and pick a problem that is not in simplified form. Students will use the distributive property and combining like terms to find

factoring trinomials tarsia or multiplying binomials

### I have found that I have success in teaching when I am able to present a concept properly to the students with full definitions, correct vo.

About this resource : This resource combines the fun of a coloring activity with the ease and collaboration of a pairs self checking activity. Students will simplify expressions using the distributive property and use their coloring pages to check their

Simplifying Expressions (Distribute and Combine Like Terms

### Middle School Math Madness: stations Many great ideas for games, activities, and interactive notebooks.

This is such a fun and simple way for kids to practice simplifying and evaluating expressions. Encourage algebraic thinking and build a foundation for solving equations with this FREE equivalent expressions activity.