Algebra GCSE questions: algebraic expressions

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Nine sample GCSE algebraic expression questions

1. If π‘₯ = -2, find the value of π‘₯Β²

2. If π‘₯ = -2, find the value of 3π‘₯Β²

3. If π‘₯ = 3, find the value of 3π‘₯Β²

4. If w = -2, find the value of: 3w

5. Expand and simplify: -2(-p + 2) – 2(p + 2)

6. Expand and simplify: -4(-p + 2) – 3(p + 2)

7. Expand and simplify: -4(-4y + 3) – 2(-y + 3)

8. If s = r/t, find s when r = 24 and t = 3

9. If y = mπ‘₯ + c, find y when m = -2, π‘₯ = 4 and c = 7

Answers to our sample algebra GCSE questions

1. 4

2. 12

3. 27

4. -6

5. 23π‘₯-11

6. p-14

7. 18y-18

8. 8

9. -1

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Written by Ryan Lockett, director of studies at TLC LIVE.

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