Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

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

1 a. b = -13
1 b. m = -5 1/5
2 a. m = -6 1/3
2 b. x = 3 1/2
3 a. t = 2 1/2
3 b. m = -2 4/5
4 a. n = -4 1/3
4 b. w = -1 1/2
5 a. x = 27 1/2
5 b. t = -3 1/9
6 a. c = 7 2/3
6 b. n = -7


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