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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:   Algebra

Curriculum subtopic:   Express Problems Algebraically

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

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

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


Examples:

 

 

1 + x = 4.   x =
 

To solve, use the inverse of addition, which is subtraction, to isolate the variable x.

x = 4 - 1

x = 3

4y = 24.   y =
 

To solve, use the inverse of multiplication, which is division, to isolate the variable y.

y = 24 ÷ 4 

y = 6

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