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I am a secondary maths teacher and owner of DoingMaths who enjoys making worksheets and activities for maths students of all ages.

#### Multiplying Fractions and Whole Numbers Tarsia Jigsaw Puzzle

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A 24 piece Tarsia jigsaw puzzle featuring 30 questions on multiplying fractions by whole numbers. Simply solve the questions such as 3/4 x 12 and 22 x 4/3 in order to match the pieces together and complete the puzzle. Great as a maths lesson starter or as a group activity for assessment for learning. The jigsaw is in PDF format with answer sheet included.

#### Adding and Subtracting Fractions Foundation Tarsia Jigsaw Puzzle

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Practice adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominators with this foundation jigsaw puzzle. Featuring 18 sums to complete over 20 jigsaw pieces, simply add or subtract the fractions to complete the puzzle. Great as a maths lesson starter or group activity. The jigsaw is in PDF format with answer sheet included. Intermediate and Higher puzzles on adding and subtracting fractions are also available from the DoingMaths shop.

#### Laws of Indices Tarsia Jigsaw Puzzle

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Use the laws of indices to simplify to expressions and match up the pieces. This puzzle features 30 expressions which when simplified allow the triangular pieces to be matched up into one large hexagon. This jigaw puzzle makes a great lesson starter or settling activity and is equally useful as a group activity requiring students to discuss their understanding of index laws with their peers. The jigsaw puzzle is in PDF format with answer sheet included.

#### Converting Between Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions Tarsia Jigsaw Puzzles

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A pack of two Tarsia jigsaw puzzles on converting between mixed numbers and improper (top-heavy) fractions. Each jigsaw features 30 pairs of fractions to match up in order to fit the 24 pieces together and complete the puzzle. Puzzle 1 covers converting between simplified mixed numbers and improper fractions. Puzzle 2 covers converting between top-heavy fractions which require simplifying and simplified mixed numbers. Great as a maths lesson starter activity or as a group task for assessment for learning. All files are in PDF format with answer sheets included.

#### Simplifying Ratios Tarsia Jigsaw Puzzle

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Get your students practising how to simplify ratios with this 24 piece printable jigsaw puzzle featuring 30 ratios which need simplifying. Match each of the ratios up with its simpified form to complete the puzzle. Great as a maths lesson starter or even as a group task for assessment for learning. Files are in PDF format with answer sheet included.

#### BODMAS Tarsia Jigsaw Puzzles Pack - Practise Order of Operations

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Get your students practising how to use order of operations (BODMAS, BIDMAS, PEMDAS) with these two differentiated Tarsia jigsaw puzzles. Each puzzle features 30 expressions which need calculating and then matching up with the correct answer to fit the 24 triangular pieces together into one large hexagon. Puzzle 1 features order of operations with brackets, division, multiplication, addition and subtraction. Puzzle features this plus the use of indices. Perfect for a starter activity or as a group activity.

#### Finding Percentages of Amounts Without a Calculator Tarsia Jigsaw

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Practise finding simple percentages of amounts without a calculator with this 24 piece jigsaw puzzle featuring 30 questions to solve. Your students need to find the percentages to match the pieces together and solve the puzzle. The puzzle is in PDF format with answer sheet included.

#### Factorising Quadratic Expressions Tarsia Puzzle - GCSE Mathematics

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Two Tarsia puzzles requiring students to factorise various quadratic expressions or expand brackets. The pieces go together end to end forming a circular chain when completed. Puzzle 1 consists of expressions of the form x^2 + bx +c, while puzzle 2 increases the difficulty level by using expressions of the form ax^c + bx + c. Answers to both puzzles are included

#### Algebra Riddles - KS3 Maths Worksheets

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Solve the algebraic equations and use the answers to find the solutions to the riddles in these two algebra puzzle worksheets. Fun starter activities or revision exercises for secondary maths lessons. The set includes pdf versions of two algebra puzzles of different difficulty levels plus full answers.

#### Finding and Using Percentages Practice Tarsia Jigsaw Bundle

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Practise finding percentages of amounts and increasing/decreasing by percentages with these three Tarsia jigsaw puzzles. Each puzzle features 30 questions over 24 pieces and requires your students to answer the questions in order to match up the piece and complete the puzzle. The set includes one puzzle on finding simple percentages without a calculator, one puzzle on finding percentages of amounts using the multiplier method and one puzzle on increasing and decreasing an amount by a percentage. All of the jigsaws are in PDF format with answer sheets included.

#### Rounding to Decimal Places Jigsaw Puzzles - Maths Practice

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Three jigsaw puzzles for your students to practice rounding to different numbers of decimal places. Each puzzle consists of 24 pieces and 30 numbers which need to be rounded to the given number of decimal places in order to fit the triangular pieces together into one large hexagon. Puzzle 1 features rounding to one decimal place, puzzle 2 features rounding to two decimal places and puzzle 3 features a mixture of rounding to 1, 2 or 3 decimal places or the nearest integer. Perfect as a lesson starter activity or as a group exercise for further rounding practice. All files are in PDF format with answer sheets included.

#### Highest Common Factor and Lowest Common Multiple Tarsia Jigsaw Puzzles - Maths Practice

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A set of two jigsaw puzzles covering highest common factors and lowest common multiples of pairs of numbers. For each puzzle your students need to answer the 30 questions in order to fit together the 24 triangular pieces into one large hexagon. These puzzles make a great lesson starter activity and are ideal for testing the previous lesson’s learning or as a reminder warm-up activity. Puzzle one consists of finding the highest common factor of pairs of numbers, while puzzle two is finding the lowest common multiple of pairs of numbers. All files are in PDF format with answer sheets included.

#### Substituting into Algebraic Expressions Tarsia Puzzles

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Five Tarsia puzzles each consisting of 30 expressions to substitute the given values into. The puzzles gradually increase in difficulty: Puzzle 1 - Two positive values, simple expressions. Puzzle 2 - Three positive values, simple expressions. Puzzle 3 - Two positive values and one negative value, slightly more challenging expressions. Puzzle 4 - Three positive values, expressions involving squares and cubes. Puzzle 5 - Three positive values and one negative value, expressions involving squares, cubes and brackets. Perfect as maths lesson starter activities or as group activities to test understanding of substitution into algebraic expressions.

#### Increasing and Decreasing by a Percentage Practice Tarsia Jigsaw Puzzle

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Practise increasing and decreasing amounts by a percentage with this 24 piece Tarsia jigsaw puzzle featuring 30 questions to answer. Your students need to increase or decrease each amount by the given percentage in order to answer the questions and fit the puzzle pieces together. Excellent as a maths lesson starter or as a group activity for assessment for learning. The jigsaw is in PDF format with answer sheet included.

#### Telling the Time from Analogue Clocks Worksheet - Free Sample

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A free worksheet to get your students practising how to tell the time from an analogue clock. The worksheet features 9 analogue clocks which require your students to read the time and write it down below the clock. All of the times on this beginner worksheet are either o’clock, quarter past, half past or quarter to. The worksheet is in PDF format with answer sheet included. This worksheet is a free sample from the pack ‘Analogue and Digital Time Worksheets and Puzzles’. More DoingMaths Activities can be found in the DoingMaths TES Store. Related resources Arithmetic riddle packs Addition Subtraction Multiplication Mixed operations

#### Solving Quadratic Equations Tarsia Puzzle - GCSE Mathematics

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Two Tarsia puzzles requiring students to solve various quadratic equations. When solved, the pieces join together in one continuous chain. Puzzle 1 consists of solving simpler quadratics of the form x^2 + bx + c, while the more challenging puzzle 2 requires students to solve equations of the from ax^2 + bx + c. Full answers to both puzzles are included.

#### Adding and Subtracting Negative Numbers Tarsia Jigsaw Puzzle - Maths Practice

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A Tarsia jigsaw puzzle all about adding and subtracting with negative numbers. Solve the 30 addition and subtraction questions in order to match the 24 pieces together and complete the puzzle. Great for a maths lesson starter or as a group activity for assessment for learning. The jigsaw is in PDF format with answer sheet included.

#### Multiplying Fractions Tarsia Jigsaw Puzzle

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A 24 piece Tarsia jigsaw puzzle featuring 30 questions on multiplying fractions. Simply solve the fraction multiplication questions such as 7/9 x 1/3 and 5/2 x 8/3 in order to match the pieces together and solve the puzzle. Great as a maths lesson starter or as a group activity for assessment for learning. The jigsaw is in PDF format with answer sheet included.

#### Mathematician of the Month Poster - January - Lewis Carroll - Free sample

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A printable Mathematician of the Month poster for January featuring Charles Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, the author of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ among many other things. The poster comes as a printable PDF with two A3 sheets highlighting Dodgson’s mathematics, some interesting facts about Dodgson himself, and questions to get your students thinking mathematically. The full pack of 12 Mathematician of the Month posters is available to buy from the DoingMaths shop and features a double A3 poster for each month of the year highlighting the work of various mathematicians such as Isaac Newton, Evariste Galois and Katherine Johnson. More DoingMaths activities and worksheets can be found in the DoingMaths TES store.

#### Solving Quadratic Inequalities Chain Puzzle - Algebra Practice

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A jigsaw chain puzzle featuring 16 quadratic inequalities which require solving in order to match the tiles together and complete the puzzle. Each tile contains a quadratic to solve and an answer. Solve the quadratic, match it up with the tile with the correct answer on it and keep going until the tiles fit together in one circular chain. Great as a maths lesson starter activity or as a group activity for assessment for learning. The puzzle is in PDF format with answer sheet included. This is a free sample of a maths jigsaw activity. Visit the DoingMaths store to find more jigsaws and chain puzzles covering all aspects of maths. Related resources More Tarsia jigsaw sets Using Surds Jigsaw Using Algebraic Functions Jigsaw Making x the Subject of the Formula Jigsaw Multiplying and Dividing Fractions Jigsaw