Variable expressions Worksheet

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

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

1 a.  5/6

 
1 b.  3 1/2

 
2 a.  -1 1/3

 
2 b.  2 5/6

 
3 a.  -1

 
3 b.  -3 2/3

 
4 a.  3 1/4

 
4 b.  -74

 
5 a.  1 2/3

 
5 b.  64

 


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