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Integer Number Sentences - Tarsia Puzzle

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 2 pages | Grades: 6 - 7

Practice solving addition and subtraction number sentences involving integers with a printable Tarsia puzzle!

Looking for Fun Integer Worksheets? Try a Tarsia Puzzle!

You’re in the right place! We’ve put together an exciting new tarsia puzzle for your students to use to practice solving problems with integers. 

Use this teaching resource when exploring addition and subtraction of integers (positive and negative numbers). Students cut out the polygons and scramble them up. Then, they put the puzzle back together by placing the matching answers next to each other. Students can glue the puzzle back together on a piece of paper to turn in for grading purposes.

An answer sheet has also been provided.

What is a Tarsia Puzzle?

A Tarsia puzzle is a jigsaw puzzle used in mathematics education to help students understand mathematical concepts. It consists of pieces with a shape and pattern that can be assembled to form a larger body or pattern. Tarsia puzzles often include equations, diagrams, or other mathematical representations. Tarsia puzzles reinforce understanding and promote problem-solving skills in a fun and interactive way.

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