Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

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

1 a. m = 2/7
1 b. z = -9 1/2
2 a. m = -8 1/4
2 b. s = 2 2/7
3 a. a = -10 1/3
3 b. z = 19 1/3
4 a. s = 1
4 b. s = 66
5 a. t = 11
5 b. z = -10
6 a. s = -7/9
6 b. p = -10 1/5


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