# Questions on Solving Linear Equations

Multiple choice questions, with answers, on solving linear equations are presented. You may want to work through Solving Linear Equations - Tutorial before you start answering the questions below.

Select the correct answer in the multiple questions below.

## Question 1:

Solve the equation
-2 x + 6 = 4 x - 2
a: no solutions
b: 0
c: 3
d: 1 / 2
e: 4 / 3

## Question 2:

Solve the equation.
- (- x - 5) = x - 2

a: no solutions
b: -5
c: 3
d: 1 / 2
e: 4 / 3

## Question 3:

What is the solution to the equation
- (- x - 5) + 5(x - 9) = 2(x + 8) - (2x + 5)

a: 5
b: no solutions
c: 17 / 2
d: 15 / 2
e: -8

## Question 4:

Solve the equation.
- (3x - 1) / 3 - 2(x - 8) / 5 = (x + 8) / 5 - 3

a: -10
b: 15
c: 17 / 2
d: 37 / 12
e: no solutions

## Question 5:

What is the the solution to the equation
2 / 7 - (x + 8) / 4 = 3(x - 3) / 5 - 3 / 2

a: no solutions
b: 0
c: 17 / 111
d: 37 / 119
e: 222 / 119

## Answers to the above questions.

question 1: answer e
question 2: answer a
question 3: answer c
question 4: answer d
question 5: answer e

### More References and links

How to Solve Equations, Systems of Equations and Inequalities.