# 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.

## Multiple Choice Questions

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.