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Chapter 9: Linear Relations and Linear EquationsThe Birthday GiftINTRODUCTIONAlgebra is an essential skill that allows you to solve all kinds of problems and make predictions. In this Web Quest you will use algebra to solve an everyday problem. Remember what you have learned so far about equations. This knowledge will help you whiz through any tricky spots!
THE TASKYour friend Andre works as a painter and he is trying hard to save his money so he can buy your favourite video game to give you on your birthday. Andre doesn’t like to do math so he’s asked you to help him figure out how many hours he would need to work in order to make enough money to buy you your favourite game.
THE PROCESS
RESOURCES Websites: Materials Paper, pencil and calculator
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