2.1.4 Solving Multi-Step Equations − Worksheet

Example 1:

Solve each equation. Check your answer.

1. 28 = 8 x + 12 − 7 x

2. 2 y − 7 + 5 y = 0

3. 4 t + 7 − t = 19

Example 2:

Solve each equation. Check your answer.

x 8

1 2

1 3

1 4

5 12

2 7

1 7

3 14

4.

5.

6.

6

+ = y

− = j

− =

Example 3:

7. Kathryn organized her books onto 4 shelves. The top shelf holds 5 books, the second shelf holds 7, and the 2 bottom shelves hold the same number of books. Kathryn has a total of 24 books. How many books does each bottom shelf hold?

Example 4:

Solve each equation. Check your answer. 8. 3( x − 4) = 48 9. 2.4 = 3( m + 4)

10. 5(1 − 2 w ) + 8 w = 15

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