Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

1 a.
b + (–5)  =   9
5

 
 
 
1 b. 3(s + 1)   =   –1 + (–3)
 
 
 
2 a. –9(m – 5) + 3m   =   0
 
 
 
2 b. –6v + (–5)   =   3
 
 
 
3 a.
8(6 – n)   =   8(n + 9)
–82

 
 
 
3 b.
–7   =   k + 7
–5

 
 
 
4 a.
7 – p   =   –(p + 8)
39

 
 
 
4 b. –5(m – 5)   =   –2 + 8
 
 
 
5 a. 4(b – 6) + 3   =   9b + 6
 
 
 
5 b.
–6(k + 1)   =   –8(k – 4)
–8–6

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

 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. b = 50
1 b. s = -2 1/3
2 a. m = 7 1/2
2 b. v = -1 1/3
3 a. n = -14
3 b. k = 28
4 a. p = 14 1/2
4 b. m = 3 4/5
5 a. b = -5 2/5
5 b. k = 10 3/7
6 a. a = -1/2
6 b. b = 0


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