Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

1 a.
7z  –  3z   =  –4
–4

 
 
 
1 b. 6a + 7   =   –5
 
 
 
2 a. –(x + 8)   =   –8 + 5
 
 
 
2 b. 8(a – 5) + 1   =   –8a + 4
 
 
 
3 a. –3   =   5z + (–4)
 
 
 
3 b. –5w – 4   =   3
 
 
 
4 a.
c  +  5c   =  0
2

 
 
 
4 b.
t + 6   =   –5t   +  2
1 6

 
 
 
5 a. –5(n – 6) – 2   =   –3
 
 
 
5 b. –5 · 5   =   6(x – 4)
 
 
 
6 a. –4n + 5   =   1 – 6(n + 1)
 
 
 
6 b.
7(y – 3)   =   4(y – 7)
–9–3

 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. z = 16/19
1 b. a = -2
2 a. x = -5
2 b. a = 2 11/16
3 a. z = 1/5
3 b. w = -1 2/5
4 a. c = 0
4 b. t = -2 2/11
5 a. n = 6 1/5
5 b. x = -1/6
6 a. n = -5
6 b. y = 12 3/5


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