Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

1 a.
5 k  =   –7
6

 
 
 
1 b. –8x + 1   =   –8 + 2(x – 5)
 
 
 
2 a.
7(2 – t)   =   –5t
–1

 
 
 
2 b.
2 v  =   –6
9

 
 
 
3 a.
n + 6  =   2
–3

 
 
 
3 b.
–8p  +  6p   =  –3
7

 
 
 
4 a. –2(a – 8)   =   8 · (–8)
 
 
 
4 b.
–1 – 3w   =   –4w
–8–5

 
 
 
5 a. –2(p + 1) – 6   =   –7p – 4
 
 
 
5 b.
–9p   =  5   –  3p
6

 
 
 
6 a. –2(w – 1)   =   6 · 6
 
 
 
6 b. –4c – 1   =   –3 + 6(c – 9)
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. k = -8 2/5
1 b. x = 1 9/10
2 a. t = 1 1/6
2 b. v = -27
3 a. n = -12
3 b. p = -21/34
4 a. a = 40
4 b. w = 5/17
5 a. p = 4/5
5 b. p = 3 1/3
6 a. w = -17
6 b. c = 5 3/5


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