Linear Equations Worksheet

Solve the equations.

1 a. –6(n – 1) + 7   =   –7n – 0
 
 
 
1 b. –5(y + 9)   =   –1 + (–8)
 
 
 
2 a. –5(p – 3)   =   8 + 9
 
 
 
2 b. –8z – 1   =   8 + 3(z – 2)
 
 
 
3 a. –3   =   –5(z – 5)
 
 
 
3 b.
x – (–7)  =   8
–9

 
 
 
4 a. 0 + 3   =   9(b + 1)
 
 
 
4 b.
–2   =   –3 – n
–6

 
 
 
5 a.
0 + 6z   =   2z
4–5

 
 
 
5 b. s + 9   =   5 + 6(s + 5)
 
 
 
6 a.
y – 9  =   –4
–3

 
 
 
6 b. –4   =   –8(1 – x)
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. n = -13
1 b. y = -7 1/5
2 a. p = -2/5
2 b. z = -3/11
3 a. z = 5 3/5
3 b. x = -79
4 a. b = -2/3
4 b. n = -15
5 a. z = 0
5 b. s = -5 1/5
6 a. y = 21
6 b. x = 1/2


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