Variable expressions Worksheet

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

1 a.   (6 p – 2)4, when p = –9
   
 
 
 
 
1 b.  
y – (–7)  , when y = 0
8
   
 
 
 
 
2 a.  
2 b  , when b = 5
–1
   
 
 
 
 
2 b.  
5 v + (–4)  , when v = 7
2
   
 
 
 
 
3 a.  
–1 – 10 d  , when d = 6
4
   
 
 
 
 
3 b.  
q – (–7)  , when q = –9
7
   
 
 
 
 
4 a.  
5 d  , when d = –8 and k = 9
k2
   
 
 
 
 
4 b.  
v – 1  , when v = 6
7
   
 
 
 
 
5 a.  
10 a  , when a = 8 and z = 9
z
   
 
 
 
 
5 b.  
y – 4  , when y = –2
6
   
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a.  9834496

 
1 b.  1 1/4

 
2 a.  -10

 
2 b.  15 1/2

 
3 a.  -15 1/4

 
3 b.  -2/7

 
4 a.  -40/81

 
4 b.  5/7

 
5 a.  8 8/9

 
5 b.  -1

 


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