Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

1 a. w + 8   =   7 + 7(w – 5)
 
 
 
1 b.
x – 7   =   4x   –  2
–9 –7

 
 
 
2 a.
–8 + 4y   =   y
–76

 
 
 
2 b. –4m + 3   =   7 + 9(m + 1)
 
 
 
3 a. 2(p – 4) – 4   =   2
 
 
 
3 b.
3b   =   –2b – 6
–7–8

 
 
 
4 a. –7(z + 5) + 3   =   –2z – 1
 
 
 
4 b.
t + 6  =   –2
–5

 
 
 
5 a.
2y   =   –9y + 8
25

 
 
 
5 b.
2a   =  1   –  9a
6

 
 
 
6 a.
–8 + 9x   =   5x
–67

 
 
 
6 b.
2a   +  8   =   –(a – 9)
–7

 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. w = 4 1/2
1 b. x = -6 1/29
2 a. y = 1 17/31
2 b. m = -1
3 a. p = 7
3 b. b = -1 2/19
4 a. z = -6 1/5
4 b. t = 4
5 a. y = 4/7
5 b. a = 3/28
6 a. x = 56/93
6 b. a = 1 2/5


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