Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

1 a. 8(z + 7) + 8z   =   –2
 
 
 
1 b. 2p – 4   =   8 + 8(p – 1)
 
 
 
2 a. 7w + 1   =   2 + 4(w – 7)
 
 
 
2 b. 4(z + 2)   =   –2 + 3
 
 
 
3 a. 3(v – 8)   =   8 · (–5)
 
 
 
3 b. 7(–8 – y)   =   7
 
 
 
4 a. 4y + 6   =   3 + 7(y + 0)
 
 
 
4 b. 8   =   2(b – (–5))
 
 
 
5 a. 3s – 1   =   –8 + 8(s – 9)
 
 
 
5 b. 3(v – 1) + 4v   =   –6
 
 
 
6 a. 4(b + 3) + 6b   =   0
 
 
 
6 b. 6 + (–1)   =   2(c + 7)
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. z = -3 5/8
1 b. p = -2/3
2 a. w = -9
2 b. z = -1 3/4
3 a. v = -5 1/3
3 b. y = -9
4 a. y = 1
4 b. b = -1
5 a. s = 15 4/5
5 b. v = -3/7
6 a. b = -1 1/5
6 b. c = -4 1/2


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