Variable expressions Worksheet

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

1 a.  
k – 1  , when k = –6
8
   
 
 
 
 
1 b.  
v – (–7)  , when v = 2
5
   
 
 
 
 
2 a.   5(5 – 7 d), when d = –1
   
 
 
 
 
2 b.   (5 q + 1)3, when q = –4
   
 
 
 
 
3 a.   (8 t – 7 u)2, when t = 1 and u = 6
   
 
 
 
 
3 b.   –4(5 s + 7), when s = 1
   
 
 
 
 
4 a.  
b – (–4)  , when b = –8
8
   
 
 
 
 
4 b.   2 w – 2 z + 3, when w = 6 and z = 4
   
 
 
 
 
5 a.  
5 v + (–4)  , when v = 3
5
   
 
 
 
 
5 b.  
w – (–1)  , when w = –6
6
   
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a.  -7/8

 
1 b.  1 4/5

 
2 a.  60

 
2 b.  -6859

 
3 a.  1156

 
3 b.  -48

 
4 a.  -1/2

 
4 b.  7

 
5 a.  2 1/5

 
5 b.  -5/6

 


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