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Emoji Equation Riddles - Determine the Unknown

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    Updated:  01 Sep 2023

Determine the value of an unknown variable in an equation with printable Emoji Maths Riddle task cards.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Years

    Years:  3 - 5

teaching resource

Emoji Equation Riddles - Determine the Unknown

  • Updated

    Updated:  01 Sep 2023

Determine the value of an unknown variable in an equation with printable Emoji Maths Riddle task cards.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Years

    Years:  3 - 5

Determine the value of an unknown variable in an equation with printable Emoji Maths Riddle task cards.

Emoji Number Riddles for the Win!

Get ready to explore the fascinating world of mathematics like never before with our unique Printable Number Riddle Cards! These cards are interactive and engaging and offer an excellent opportunity to improve student problem-solving skills.

These cards will add extra enjoyment to your daily math practice and make learning more fun by activating your students’  interest in secret codes. Say goodbye to boring equations and hello to the joy of solving number riddles!

Determine the Value of an Unknown Variable in an Equation

This resource is an engaging problem-solving task to practice determining the value of unknown amounts in equations.

To use these cards, students will

  1. Read and analyse each equation and determine the value of one unknown variable in a number sentence.
  2. Apply the value of the found variable to a new equation.
  3. Determine the value of the unknown variable in the new equation.

All solutions are whole numbers. Each card is a new riddle, so the information in one puzzle does not apply to future riddles.

Download Your Problem-Solving Number Riddle Activity

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This resource was created by Lorin Davies,  a Teach Starter Collaborator.


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