Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

1 a. 8(s – 5) – 8   =   –5
 
 
 
1 b. 9(s – 9) + 8   =   3s – 3
 
 
 
2 a. 2(z + 7) + 2   =   4z + 5
 
 
 
2 b. 5(k – 9)   =   –5
 
 
 
3 a. 2(k – 6) – 2   =   4k – 8
 
 
 
3 b. 4 · 3   =   3(t – 8)
 
 
 
4 a. 2(m + 1) + 7   =   4m + 2
 
 
 
4 b. 9   =   9(x – 3)
 
 
 
5 a. 4(p – 3) – 3   =   5p + 3
 
 
 
5 b. –2   =   6(–1 – k)
 
 
 
6 a. 5(p + 1) + 2p   =   0
 
 
 
6 b. 9   =   7(b – 9)
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. s = 5 3/8
1 b. s = 11 2/3
2 a. z = 5 1/2
2 b. k = 8
3 a. k = -3
3 b. t = 12
4 a. m = 3 1/2
4 b. x = 4
5 a. p = -18
5 b. k = -2/3
6 a. p = -5/7
6 b. b = 10 2/7


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