Variable expressions Worksheet

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

1 a.   g + (–2), when g = 10
   
 
 
 
 
1 b.   4 r, when r = –9
   
 
 
 
 
2 a.  
y – 2  , when y = –8
9
   
 
 
 
 
2 b.   vq – (–2), when v = 10 and q = –4
   
 
 
 
 
3 a.  
r – (–3)  , when r = 8
3
   
 
 
 
 
3 b.  
g , when g = 2
6
   
 
 
 
 
4 a.  
a – 1  , when a = –3
7
   
 
 
 
 
4 b.  
c – 5  , when c = –6
7
   
 
 
 
 
5 a.  
n – (–1)  , when n = –3
4
   
 
 
 
 
5 b.   a – (–6), when a = 3
   
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a.  8

 
1 b.  -36

 
2 a.  -1 1/9

 
2 b.  16

 
3 a.  3 2/3

 
3 b.  1/3

 
4 a.  -4/7

 
4 b.  -1 4/7

 
5 a.  -1/2

 
5 b.  9

 


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