Variable expressions Worksheet

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

1 a.   a5, when a = 2
   
 
 
 
 
1 b.  
d – 6  , when d = –1
6
   
 
 
 
 
2 a.   a + (–8) + y, when a = –1 and y = 1
   
 
 
 
 
2 b.  
p – (–7)  , when p = 10
7
   
 
 
 
 
3 a.   v + t + (–3), when v = –4 and t = 0
   
 
 
 
 
3 b.  
v – (–7)  , when v = 5
2
   
 
 
 
 
4 a.  
s , when s = 0
–4
   
 
 
 
 
4 b.  
g – (–4)  , when g = 9
9
   
 
 
 
 
5 a.   w + d + (–4), when w = 2 and d = 8
   
 
 
 
 
5 b.  
a – 2  , when a = –9
2
   
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a.  32

 
1 b.  -1 1/6

 
2 a.  -8

 
2 b.  2 3/7

 
3 a.  -7

 
3 b.  6

 
4 a.  0

 
4 b.  1 4/9

 
5 a.  6

 
5 b.  -5 1/2

 


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