Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

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

1 a. k = -15 1/2
1 b. b = 11
2 a. s = -7 1/2
2 b. s = 22
3 a. m = 19
3 b. w = -10 3/4
4 a. w = 6 3/5
4 b. x = -6 5/6
5 a. y = -3
5 b. n = -14
6 a. z = 4 1/11
6 b. p = -6


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