Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

1 a.
5 a  =   –3
5

 
 
 
1 b. 9m + 4   =   –8
 
 
 
2 a.
–5   =   t – 5
8

 
 
 
2 b. 2 – 5b   =   –8
 
 
 
3 a.
s + (–5)  =   5
–6

 
 
 
3 b.
n + (–7)  =   –8
4

 
 
 
4 a.
9   =   6 z
–3

 
 
 
4 b. 6 – 4t   =   –6
 
 
 
5 a. 9w – 1   =   2
 
 
 
5 b. 7n – (–6)   =   5
 
 
 
6 a. –8   =   3x – 5
 
 
 
6 b. –1   =   –7 – 7n
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. a = -3
1 b. m = -1 1/3
2 a. t = -35
2 b. b = 2
3 a. s = -25
3 b. n = -25
4 a. z = -4 1/2
4 b. t = 3
5 a. w = 1/3
5 b. n = -1/7
6 a. x = -1
6 b. n = -6/7


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