Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

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

1 a. m = 10 3/4
1 b. y = 46
2 a. a = -12 1/2
2 b. p = 8 1/4
3 a. t = -5 1/2
3 b. c = -1
4 a. k = 5 2/9
4 b. z = 3 1/3
5 a. n = -2 1/8
5 b. w = 1 1/2
6 a. z = 6 1/4
6 b. k = -4 1/7


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