Variable expressions Worksheet

Find the value of the expressions for the given values of the variable(s).

1 a.   dw – (–4), when d = –8 and w = 7
   
 
 
 
 
1 b.   –8 – t, when t = –5
   
 
 
 
 
2 a.   xs – 7, when x = –6 and s = –7
   
 
 
 
 
2 b.  
t – 2  , when t = 9
2
   
 
 
 
 
3 a.  
n , when n = 5
2
   
 
 
 
 
3 b.  
s – (–3)  , when s = 4
6
   
 
 
 
 
4 a.  
p – (–6)  , when p = –8
2
   
 
 
 
 
4 b.   –7 g, when g = –9
   
 
 
 
 
5 a.  
w , when w = –9
–1
   
 
 
 
 
5 b.  
q – 2  , when q = –5
3
   
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a.  -11

 
1 b.  -3

 
2 a.  -6

 
2 b.  3 1/2

 
3 a.  2 1/2

 
3 b.  1 1/6

 
4 a.  -1

 
4 b.  63

 
5 a.  9

 
5 b.  -2 1/3

 


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