Variable expressions Worksheet

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

1 a.  
b – 1  , when b = –1
2
   
 
 
 
 
1 b.  
c – (–5)  , when c = –1
4
   
 
 
 
 
2 a.   tu – (–2), when t = 0 and u = –8
   
 
 
 
 
2 b.  
v – (–2)  , when v = 3
7
   
 
 
 
 
3 a.  
n – (–8)  , when n = 0
8
   
 
 
 
 
3 b.  
r – (–5)  , when r = –8
6
   
 
 
 
 
4 a.   a – 8, when a = 10
   
 
 
 
 
4 b.  
a – 3  , when a = 5
6
   
 
 
 
 
5 a.   2 + y, when y = 7
   
 
 
 
 
5 b.  
v – (–8)  , when v = –3
7
   
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a.  -1

 
1 b.  1

 
2 a.  10

 
2 b.  5/7

 
3 a.  1 1/2

 
3 b.  -1/2

 
4 a.  2

 
4 b.  1/3

 
5 a.  9

 
5 b.  5/7

 


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