# Surf for More Math

## CHAPTER 9: LINEAR RELATIONS AND LINEAR EQUATIONS

**Lesson 1: Writing a Pattern Rule **

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about linear relations and linear equations. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.

**Goal**

Write a pattern rule using numbers and variables

**Builds Upon**

Student Book pages 376–383

**Instructions for Use**

**Symbols and Equations** provides students practice in simplifying equations.

Simplify each expression and choose the correct comparison symbol

**The Language of Algebra** allows students to explore how we translate words and sentences into equations.

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.