Variable expressions Worksheet

Find the value of the expressions for the given values of the variable(s).

1 a.   –3 – x, when x = –3
   
 
 
 
 
1 b.  
–8 , when w = –2
w
   
 
 
 
 
2 a.  
t – 7  , when t = –4
8
   
 
 
 
 
2 b.   c5, when c = –8
   
 
 
 
 
3 a.  
s – 2  , when s = –9
7
   
 
 
 
 
3 b.   q2, when q = 4
   
 
 
 
 
4 a.  
a – (–3)  , when a = –3
8
   
 
 
 
 
4 b.  
d – (–3)  , when d = –2
2
   
 
 
 
 
5 a.  
c – (–6)  , when c = 1
9
   
 
 
 
 
5 b.  
d – (–8)  , when d = –7
4
   
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a.  0

 
1 b.  4

 
2 a.  -1 3/8

 
2 b.  -32768

 
3 a.  -1 4/7

 
3 b.  16

 
4 a.  0

 
4 b.  1/2

 
5 a.  7/9

 
5 b.  1/4

 


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