Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

1 a. 9(k – 3)   =   3 + (–6)
 
 
 
1 b. –8(c – 9)   =   0
 
 
 
2 a. –9(p – 8) – 2   =   4p – 7
 
 
 
2 b.
7n   =  4   –  4n
–5

 
 
 
3 a. 8b – (–5)   =   5
 
 
 
3 b. –4v – 2   =   –5
 
 
 
4 a. –4   =   6(8 – s)
 
 
 
4 b.
–2(8 – s)   =   –3(s + 9)
–68

 
 
 
5 a. 5p + (–6)   =   –1
 
 
 
5 b.
3a   =   5(a – 9)
–5

 
 
 
6 a.
9y   =   –9(y – 1)
–7

 
 
 
6 b. –3(a – 8) + 3   =   –a – 2
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. k = 2 2/3
1 b. c = 9
2 a. p = 5 12/13
2 b. n = 1 7/13
3 a. b = 0
3 b. v = 3/4
4 a. s = 8 2/3
4 b. s = -145
5 a. p = 1
5 b. a = 8 1/28
6 a. y = 1 1/6
6 b. a = 14 1/2


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