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Solving Equations Practice Problems

By — McGraw-Hill Professional
Updated on Sep 22, 2011

Solving Equations Practice Problems

Set 1: Solving Simple Equations

To review the concept of solving linear equations, go to Solving Simple Equations Help

Practice

Solve each of the following equations:

1. x + 40 = 62

2. x – 19 = 32

3. 8x = 56

4. 23 + x = 6

5. x – 6 = –14

6. Solving Simple Equations

7. 109 = x + 78

8. –5x = 35

9. x + 8 = –10

10. Solving Simple Equations

Answers

1. 22

2. 51

3. 7

4. –17

5. –8

6. 10

7. 31

8. –7

9. –18

10. 24

Set 2: Solving Equations Using Two Principles

To review how to solve these equations, go to Solving Simple Equations Help

Practice

Solve each of the following equations:

1. 7x + 8 = 71

2. 5 + 9x = 50

3. 6x – 3 = 21

4. –2x + 10 = 16

5. 45 – 5x = 50

Answers

1. 9

2. 5

3. 4

4. –3

5. –1

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