Variable expressions Worksheet

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

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

1 a.  2 7/8

 
1 b.  0

 
2 a.  1 1/6

 
2 b.  -2

 
3 a.  17576

 
3 b.  2

 
4 a.  4

 
4 b.  -29

 
5 a.  -1

 
5 b.  -3 1/3

 


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