Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

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

1 a. p = -7
1 b. n = 9 1/2
2 a. c = 8
2 b. z = 2 1/3
3 a. y = -6 1/3
3 b. w = 5 2/3
4 a. c = -13
4 b. a = -2 4/9
5 a. w = 3 3/5
5 b. w = 29
6 a. x = 8
6 b. y = -11 2/3


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