Variable expressions Worksheet

Evaluate the expressions for the given values of the variable(s).

1 a.   0 – a, when a = –2
   
 
 
 
 
1 b.   g + z + 1, when g = 10 and z = –9
   
 
 
 
 
2 a.   s – (–7), when s = –9
   
 
 
 
 
2 b.   qy – 8, when q = –5 and y = 4
   
 
 
 
 
3 a.   5 w, when w = 2
   
 
 
 
 
3 b.   d2, when d = –4
   
 
 
 
 
4 a.   –8 – k, when k = –8
   
 
 
 
 
4 b.  
–3 , when y = –10
y
   
 
 
 
 
5 a.   y + (–5) + q, when y = 1 and q = –1
   
 
 
 
 
5 b.   w – (–1) + v, when w = –8 and v = –7
   
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a.  2

 
1 b.  2

 
2 a.  -2

 
2 b.  -17

 
3 a.  10

 
3 b.  16

 
4 a.  0

 
4 b.  3/10

 
5 a.  -5

 
5 b.  -14

 


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