Variable expressions Worksheet

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

1 a.   bg, when b = 1 and g = –7
   
 
 
 
 
1 b.  
p – (–2)  , when p = –3
2
   
 
 
 
 
2 a.   xa, when x = 5 and a = 4
   
 
 
 
 
2 b.  
n – (–6)  , when n = 3
5
   
 
 
 
 
3 a.  
b – (–1)  , when b = –4
7
   
 
 
 
 
3 b.  
g – 8  , when g = 8
9
   
 
 
 
 
4 a.   d – 3, when d = –7
   
 
 
 
 
4 b.   8 y, when y = 7
   
 
 
 
 
5 a.  
a – (–3)  , when a = –6
6
   
 
 
 
 
5 b.  
n – 7  , when n = 10
4
   
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a.  8

 
1 b.  -1/2

 
2 a.  1

 
2 b.  1 4/5

 
3 a.  -3/7

 
3 b.  0

 
4 a.  -10

 
4 b.  56

 
5 a.  -1/2

 
5 b.  3/4

 


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