## CHAPTER 9: LINEAR RELATIONS AND LINEAR EQUATIONS

**Lesson 1: Writing a Pattern Rule **

**Goal**

Write a pattern rule using numbers and variables.

**Instructions for Use**

**Symbols and Equations**

Simplify each expression and choose the correct comparison symbol

**The Language of Algebra**

Read through the four steps to learn more about how to translate sentences into algebraic equations. The fourth step lets you practice what you know.