Variable expressions Worksheet

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

1 a.   a + r + (–5), when a = 6 and r = –1
   
 
 
 
 
1 b.   v – 2, when v = –2
   
 
 
 
 
2 a.   nw – 5, when n = 5 and w = –6
   
 
 
 
 
2 b.  
s , when s = –6
–5
   
 
 
 
 
3 a.  
g – 2  , when g = –2
5
   
 
 
 
 
3 b.   g3, when g = 5
   
 
 
 
 
4 a.   p + k, when p = 9 and k = –7
   
 
 
 
 
4 b.  
r – 6  , when r = 2
3
   
 
 
 
 
5 a.   z – (–4), when z = 10
   
 
 
 
 
5 b.  
g – 5  , when g = 2
2
   
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a.  0

 
1 b.  -4

 
2 a.  6

 
2 b.  1 1/5

 
3 a.  -4/5

 
3 b.  125

 
4 a.  2

 
4 b.  -1 1/3

 
5 a.  14

 
5 b.  -1 1/2

 


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