# Solve Simple Equations With More Than One Possible Answer

In this worksheet, students develop their algebra skills by selecting possible solutions to the given simple equation (more than one possible answer).

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Algebra

Curriculum subtopic:   Use and Interpret Algebraic Notation

Difficulty level:

#### Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, you must find the possible values for the letters.

All letters stand for positive whole numbers or zero.

Example 1

p + q = 5

The possible values of p and q are: 0 & 5, 1 & 4, 2 & 3, 3 & 2, 4 & 1, 5 & 0.

Example 2

pq = 12

Remember that pq means p x q.

The possible values of p and q are: 1 & 12, 2 & 6, 3 & 4, 4 & 3, 6 & 2, 12 & 1.

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