Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

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

1 a. a = -6 1/2
1 b. z = -6
2 a. w = -2 3/4
2 b. k = -46
3 a. a = -3
3 b. k = 4 1/2
4 a. n = -5 1/6
4 b. t = -11 2/3
5 a. y = 2 2/5
5 b. y = -5
6 a. b = 11 1/2
6 b. n = 1


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