Variable expressions Worksheet

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

1 a.   w + a + (–5), when w = –4 and a = 10
   
 
 
 
 
1 b.  
t – (–7)  , when t = 4
2
   
 
 
 
 
2 a.   7 – w, when w = 4
   
 
 
 
 
2 b.  
y – (–7)  , when y = –5
9
   
 
 
 
 
3 a.  
b – 1  , when b = 1
4
   
 
 
 
 
3 b.  
p – (–2)  , when p = 9
6
   
 
 
 
 
4 a.  
x – (–3)  , when x = 3
10
   
 
 
 
 
4 b.  
d – 2  , when d = –1
5
   
 
 
 
 
5 a.  
x – 2  , when x = –2
2
   
 
 
 
 
5 b.  
v – (–4)  , when v = –2
8
   
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a.  1

 
1 b.  5 1/2

 
2 a.  3

 
2 b.  2/9

 
3 a.  0

 
3 b.  1 5/6

 
4 a.  3/5

 
4 b.  -3/5

 
5 a.  -2

 
5 b.  1/4

 


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