Variable expressions Worksheet

Evaluate the expressions for the given values of the variable(s).

1 a.  
n – 1  , when n = –2
7
   
 
 
 
 
1 b.   nb – (–8), when n = 5 and b = –5
   
 
 
 
 
2 a.  
b – (–5)  , when b = –9
8
   
 
 
 
 
2 b.   v – (–4) + w, when v = 9 and w = –8
   
 
 
 
 
3 a.   c – 4 + n, when c = –4 and n = –2
   
 
 
 
 
3 b.  
d – 4  , when d = 3
3
   
 
 
 
 
4 a.   r – 7 + y, when r = 4 and y = –3
   
 
 
 
 
4 b.   n + z, when n = 1 and z = 9
   
 
 
 
 
5 a.   gy, when g = 0 and y = –2
   
 
 
 
 
5 b.   v + (–3), when v = –6
   
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a.  -3/7

 
1 b.  18

 
2 a.  -1/2

 
2 b.  5

 
3 a.  -10

 
3 b.  -1/3

 
4 a.  -6

 
4 b.  10

 
5 a.  2

 
5 b.  -9

 


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