Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

1 a. 8c + 8   =   –1
 
 
 
1 b. –5(y – 9) – 3   =   –9
 
 
 
2 a.
n – (–7)  =   2
6

 
 
 
2 b. –2b – 2   =   –8 + 4(b + 8)
 
 
 
3 a.
8(7 – s)   =   7  +   8s
1

 
 
 
3 b.
–2 w  =   –9
2

 
 
 
4 a. –(v + 4) + 2   =   –9v – 9
 
 
 
4 b.
–5   =    x
–6

 
 
 
5 a.
–9n   =   5(n – 9)
–4

 
 
 
5 b. 4   =   –2(p – 1)
 
 
 
6 a.
7(m + 2)   =   –8(m + 5)
–9–9

 
 
 
6 b.
8(2 – x)   =   –6(x – 1)
14

 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. c = -1 1/8
1 b. y = 10 1/5
2 a. n = 5
2 b. b = -4 1/3
3 a. s = 3 1/16
3 b. w = 9
4 a. v = -7/8
4 b. x = 30
5 a. n = 16 4/11
5 b. p = -1
6 a. m = -3 3/5
6 b. x = 2 3/13


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