Variable expressions Worksheet

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

1 a.  
p – (–1)  , when p = –4.6
–3.7
   
 
 
 
 
1 b.  
c – (–6)  , when c = 6.8
8.7
   
 
 
 
 
2 a.   1(7 b – 6), when b = –4.3
   
 
 
 
 
2 b.  
r – 1.3  , when r = –7
2
   
 
 
 
 
3 a.  
2.9 w  , when w = 9.6 and y = 7.2
y
   
 
 
 
 
3 b.  
v – 2.1  , when v = –0.1
–5.2
   
 
 
 
 
4 a.   –8(–6 b – (–4)), when b = 9.8
   
 
 
 
 
4 b.  
–5.3 x  , when x = 4 and v = 9.3
v2
   
 
 
 
 
5 a.  
w – 2  , when w = 3.7
5.7
   
 
 
 
 
5 b.  
b – (–3.5)  , when b = 0.1
6
   
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key



Answers with decimals have been rounded to 3 decimal digits.
1 a.  0.973

 
1 b.  1.471

 
2 a.  -36.1

 
2 b.  -4.15

 
3 a.  3.867

 
3 b.  0.423

 
4 a.  438.4

 
4 b.  -0.245

 
5 a.  0.298

 
5 b.  0.6

 


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