Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

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

1 a. s = 3 4/9
1 b. b = 11 1/2
2 a. s = -48
2 b. x = -18 1/2
3 a. a = 3/5
3 b. x = 4 1/5
4 a. x = -5 1/5
4 b. z = -10
5 a. z = 30 1/2
5 b. m = 25
6 a. y = -8 1/3
6 b. b = -5 3/5


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