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Find the Missing Numbers in the Equation

In this worksheet, students develop their algebra skills by finding the missing numbers in the given equations.

'Find the Missing Numbers in the Equation' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Equations and Algebra

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must find the missing numbers in the equation.

In algebra, we use a letter to represent the unknown number.


Examples:


1 + x = 4.   x =
 

 

4y = 24.   y =
 

 

Answer:

 

x = 4 - 1 = 3

y = 24 ÷ 4 = 6

Solve the following equation to find x:

 

x + 1 = 8

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

Solve the following equation to find y:

 

y + 4 = 24

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

Solve the following equation to find x:

 

x - 1 = 8

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

 

Solve the following equation to find y:

 

8y = 72

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

 

 

Solve the following equation to find a:

 

a ÷ 4 = 8

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

 

 

Solve the following equation to find x:

 

x - 7 = 80

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

 

 

Solve the following equation to find x:

 

15 + x = 18

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

 

 

Solve the following equation to find y:

 

15 - y = 8

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

 

Solve the following equation to find y:

 

15 ÷ y = 5

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

Solve the following equation to find y:

 

5y = 15

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

  • Question 1

Solve the following equation to find x:

 

x + 1 = 8

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

CORRECT ANSWER
7
  • Question 2

Solve the following equation to find y:

 

y + 4 = 24

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

CORRECT ANSWER
20
  • Question 3

Solve the following equation to find x:

 

x - 1 = 8

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

CORRECT ANSWER
9
  • Question 4

 

Solve the following equation to find y:

 

8y = 72

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
9
  • Question 5

 

Solve the following equation to find a:

 

a ÷ 4 = 8

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
32
  • Question 6

 

Solve the following equation to find x:

 

x - 7 = 80

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
87
  • Question 7

 

Solve the following equation to find x:

 

15 + x = 18

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
3
  • Question 8

 

Solve the following equation to find y:

 

15 - y = 8

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
7
  • Question 9

Solve the following equation to find y:

 

15 ÷ y = 5

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

CORRECT ANSWER
3
  • Question 10

Solve the following equation to find y:

 

5y = 15

 

(Just write the final answer in the box below)

CORRECT ANSWER
3
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