## CHAPTER 9: LINEAR RELATIONS AND LINEAR EQUATIONS

**Lesson 2:
Evaluating an Expression to Solve a Problem **

**Goal**

Create and evaluate an expression to solve a problem.

**Instructions for Use**

**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.

**Translating Word Problems**

Read through all the examples and make sure you understand how to do each type of ‘translation’.

allows students to practice solving equations

To use Alginon’s Algebraic Explorer, click on “Assessment Activity” button on the right. Solve the equation shown and then click on the correct answer before the numbers leave the screen. The activity will keep track of your accuracy.

**Alginon's Algebraic Explorer**

To use Alginon’s Algebraic Explorer, click on “Assessment Activity” button on the right. Solve the equation shown and then click on the correct answer before the numbers leave the screen. The activity will keep track of your accuracy.