Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

1 a. –4(x + 4) + 2   =   –6x + 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 b. –4(a – 11) + 12   =   –5a + 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 a. –8(w + 8) + 7   =   3w – 10
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 b. –8(y + 2) – 5   =   –4y + 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 a. –2a – 7   =   –5 – 5(a – 4)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 b. 4(a – 9) + 3   =   –3a – 12
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. x = 8
1 b. a = -49
2 a. w = -4 3/11
2 b. y = -7
3 a. a = 7 1/3
3 b. a = 3


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