Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

1 a.
–5a   =   –4a – 0
–34

 
 
 
1 b. –6v – 5   =   6 – 4(v – 1)
 
 
 
2 a. –5(p + 6) + 5   =   6p – 3
 
 
 
2 b. –8(m – 5) – 4   =   –5m – 7
 
 
 
3 a.
6a   =  –1   +  2a
5

 
 
 
3 b. 8(b – (–1))   =   –7
 
 
 
4 a. –6   =   6z + 1
 
 
 
4 b.
x – 4  =   –8
7

 
 
 
5 a.
4y   +  5   =   3(y + 8)
–1

 
 
 
5 b. 0   =   6(w + 3)
 
 
 
6 a.
–9(p – 3)   =   3(p – 1)
–96

 
 
 
6 b. a + 8 – 7   =   –7a – 3
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. a = 0
1 b. v = -7 1/2
2 a. p = -2
2 b. m = 14 1/3
3 a. a = 1 1/4
3 b. b = -1 7/8
4 a. z = -1 1/6
4 b. x = -52
5 a. y = -2 5/7
5 b. w = -3
6 a. p = 5
6 b. a = -1/2


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