Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

1 a. x + 7   =   –9
 
 
 
1 b.
–8   =   b
8

 
 
 
2 a. –5a – 5a   =   5
 
 
 
2 b.
a   =   3
–1

 
 
 
3 a. –2s   =   –5 + (–8)
 
 
 
3 b. –9 + 8   =   4 + w
 
 
 
4 a. –4 – a   =   –2
 
 
 
4 b. 4 + z   =   –2 + 8
 
 
 
5 a.
–7   =   k
2

 
 
 
5 b. 3 + (–4)   =   2b
 
 
 
6 a. m + 5   =   –7
 
 
 
6 b. 3   =   4 + c
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. x = -16
1 b. b = -64
2 a. a = -1/2
2 b. a = -3
3 a. s = 6 1/2
3 b. w = -5
4 a. a = -2
4 b. z = 2
5 a. k = -14
5 b. b = -1/2
6 a. m = -12
6 b. c = -1


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