### Connect-the-Dots Puzzles

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## Arithmetic, Consumer Math

• "Mostly Decimal Division Connect-the-Dots"
14 division problems and 4 other decimal computation problems.
.12 ÷ .3

• "Order of Operations Connect-the-Dots"
28 problems using exponents, parenthises, multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction.
(4 + 3) x 2

• "Flower Power Connect-the-Dots"
19 quick problems on using exponents, raising to a power.

• "Fraction Mental Addition and Subtraction Connect-the-Dots"
36 addition or subtraction of fraction problems.

• "Fraction Mental Addition and Subtraction Connect-the-Dots"
27 addition or subtraction of fraction problems each having the same denominator. 3 equations to be solved.
Emphasis is on the use of mixed numbers.

• "Percent Training Connect-the-Dots"
50 percent problems.
50% of 10 =

• "Area, Perimeter, Volume Connect-the-Dots"
28 basic figure problems.
The area of a rectangle with a base of 4 in. and a height of 3 in.

• "Composite Areas Connect-the-Dots"
28 basic figure problems.

• "Runnin'" Connect-the-Dots
34 percent problems.
What's 50% of 16?

• "Gross Income -- Compute Salary, Hourly Wages, Commission, Piecework" Connect-the-Dots
49 percent problems. Calculator suggested but not required.
Payment of salary of \$60,000, paid monthly.

• ## Signed Number & Expressions

• "Sole of Summer Connect-the-Dots"
-5 + 12

• "Gotham Connect-the-Dots"
5.5 + -3.5

• "Subtraction of Signed Number Computation Connect-the-Dots"
83 subtraction problems.
-13 - 12

• "Addition & Subtraction of Signed Number Computation Connect-the-Dots"
- 4 + 3

• "Signed Number Computation Connect-the-Dots"
24 short addition, subtraction, multiplication, division problems.
(-1)(-1)(-2)(-9)

• "For An Afternoon Tradition Connect-the-Dots"
28 signed number expressions involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, division problems, raising to a power, taking a square root, fraction, absolute value. Designed for algebra I.
- 5² + 5²

• "Not Named Connect-the-Dots"
31 order of operation expressions, some with negative numbers. Designed for prealgebra / algebra I.
2(3² - 23) - (5 - 3)0

• ## Algebra

• "Desk Work" - Write algebraic Expressions
36 problems in writing simple algebraic expressions. Designed for algebra I.
one more than a number

• "Slow" - Write algebraic Expressions
49 problems in writing simple algebraic expressions. Designed for algebra I.
the product of 3 and a number

• "Just Wing It"
adddition of binomials problems. Designed for algebra I.
(7x - 3) + (- 8x + 9)

• "Dani"
distribe a constant over a binomial and simplify. Designed for algebra I.
- 2(- 6x - 2) - (4x - 4)

• "Mostly Monomials"
37 multiplication of monomials problems, also includes raising to a power. Designed for algebra I.
(-3x)²(2x)

12 addition of trinomials problems. Designed for algebra I.
(2x² + 3x - 1) + (-4x² - 5x + 3)

• "Mostly Trinomials Subtraction"
26 subtraction of monomials problems. Designed for algebra I.
(5x² - 2x + 3) - ( x² + 4x + 2)
USES THE BACKGROUND GRAPHIC OF "Multiply the polynomials. Read the products."

• "Multiply the polynomials. Read the products."
26 binomial multiplication. Designed for algebra I.
(x + 2)( x + 1)
USES THE BACKGROUND GRAPHIC OF "Mostly Trinomials Subtraction"

• Welcome to Scientific Notation
17 HARD scientific to standard notation problems. Designed for algebra I.
Connect dots for equivalent numbers.
Circle the dot for (.3(10)5)3

• ## Solve Equations

• "Ribbit" - State the Operations Which Solves the Linear Equation
64 linear equations solvable in one operation. User states the operation. Designed for algebra I.
STATE THE OPERATION required to solve the equation
x-12=20

• "Sweet Fruit" - State the Operations Which Solves the Linear Equation
20 linear equations solvable in two operations. User states the operation. Designed for algebra I.
In order, state the operations required to solve the equation.
x/4-2=10

• "Bright & Shiny" - Solve Linear Equations
6 linear equations with 1, no, and an infinite number of solutions. Designed for algebra I.
3x + 5 = 3x -1
questions

• More Linear Equations to Solve
26 linear equations with 1, no, and an infinite number of solutions. Designed for algebra I.
Solve x-12=-9

• "Worn for Work -- Solve Systems of Equations"
18 systems to be solved. Designed for algebra I.
Solve the system.
- 3x - 7y = - 10
- 2x - y = -3

• "Oscar Reutersvard's Penrose Square - Solve Quadratics"
50 quadratic to be solved mostly mentally. STRAIGHT EDGE SUGGESTED STRONGLY!
Solve the equation.
x² +4x+4 = 0

• "Fishing for the Answer? -- Solve Equations Graphically"
36 equations to be solved graphically. Graphs provided. Designed for late algebra I & algebra II.
State the x-value(s) where the graphs cross, the value(s)s where the expressions are equal.
Solve each equation by graphing.

• Relatively Easy Powers & Roots
51 squaring, cubing, square rooting, cube rooting of numbers problems. Designed for easy intro in algebra II, but may be used in algebra I also.
(- 10)2

39 radical expressions to be simplified. Includes multiplication, division, raising to a power, but not addition or subtraction.

• "Energetic & Dangerous"
68 radical expressions to be simplified. Includes multiplication, division, raising to a power, addition, & subtraction -- hard to easy in difficulty.

• ## Trigonometry

• Slow Is the Way to Go - Find Legs of Triangles
30 find the leg or angle questions given triangles and rectangles. Puzzles emphasizes 30-60-90, 45-45-90, other right triangles as well as congruence and the implications of it on angle and side measures.
mACZ

• "Dig the Change from Degrees to Radians Connect-the-Dots"
22 mostly mental computation questions. It's ideal for basic trig.

• "Oscar Had A Heap of Apples Connect-the-Dots"
27 mental computation questions: sin (A) of right triangles. It's ideal for trig or precalc.
sin (A)

• Find Sides & Angles of a Right Triangle
28 CALCULATOR computations seeking sides, hypotenuse, angles of a right triangle. It's ideal for trig or precalc.

• "Trig Functions of Special Angles (in Degrees) in All Quadrants Connect-the-Dots"
25 mental computation questions: sin(30°). It's ideal for trig or precalc.
sin (30°)

• "Oscar Reutersvard's Penrose Triangle:
You Can Draw It. You Can't Build It.
Trig Functions of Special Angles (in Degrees) in All Quadrants Connect-the-Dots"
18 computation questions: csc(300°). It's ideal for trig or precalc.
csc (300°)

• "Writing First Quadrant Trig Expressions Connect-the-Dots"
35 mental computation questions. It's ideal for trig or precalc.
sin(350°)

• Harder "Trig Functions of Angles w/Terminal Side through Point (a,b) -- If It Fits, Wear It"
24 mental computation questions.
sin( ) w/terminal side through (-3,4) -- and answers. It's ideal for trig or precalc.

• Easier "Trig Functions of Angles w/Terminal Side through Point (a,b) -- Can't Hold A ___ To You"
20 mental computation questions.
sin( ) w/terminal side through (-3,4). It's ideal for trig or precalc.

• 2 Hours of Trig -- Simplify Trig and Arcfunction Expressions, Solve Equations,
Spiced w/Identities & F(x) Properties
· 56 mental & paper-and-pencil computation questions.
· Samples: 1. Simplify: sin(45°), 7. Solve: cos(x)=- 3/2, [0,2 )

• ## Exponents & Logs

• "Exponent Connect-the-Dots"
33 mostly-mental computation questions. It's ideal for algebra II or precalc.
Solve: x2 = 64

• "Logarithm Connect-the-Dots"
18 logarithm mostly-mental computation questions. It's ideal for algebra II or precalc.

• "Expand & Simplify Log Expressions Connect-the-Dots"
35 logarithm statements for the user to complete by expanding or simplifying. It's ideal for algebra II or precalc.
Complete: log(3x)3 = _____

• ## Calculus

• "Not Female Server, but ___ ___"
36 quickly completed limits including some at infinity. It's ideal for calc.

• "First, Second Third Derivative Connect-the-Dots"
33 mostly-mental first derivative questions including derivatives of polynomial, composition, product, and quotient functions. It's ideal for calc.
State the derivative: