Unknown Number in an Equation Mixed Up Puzzles Printable & Digital (Google)


Engage your students with these self-checking, multiplication division practice mixed-up mystery math puzzles with numbers that are missing in the equation that are perfect for math centers! With 6 different puzzles, students are sure to get the extra practice they need to build their math fact fluency!

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What this resource covers:

  • Having a number missing in the equation of multiplication and division problems.

What this resource includes:

  • 6 total self-checking puzzles so that students can work independently.
  • Answer key so that the teacher can quickly check the answers.
  • A quick riddle for fun in each puzzle! 🙂
  • A Google Slides version so your students can complete it digitally

How this resource works:

This activity requires students to first solve the math problems and then cut out the mixed up picture with the answers. Once they glue each answer in the corresponding box, they will reveal both the picture and the answer to the math riddle!

This resource is perfect for:

  • Math centers
  • Small groups
  • Partner work
  • Independent work
  • Early finishers
  • Homework
  • Substitutes


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