# What is a Variable in Algebra?

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### Identify the variable(s) in this equation: 4x = 16.

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### 2. Identify the coefficient(s) in this equation: 14x + 3y = 72.

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Do you want to know how variables work in algebra? Use this quiz/worksheet to test how well you understand algebraic variables and to teach you key terms and topics that you will need to know to pass the quiz.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to test you on the following topics:

• Coefficients versus variables
• Solve for x
• Constants
• Solve for multiple variables

## Skills Practiced

You can use this interactive quiz and printable worksheet to practice the following skills:

• Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on variables
• Problem solving- use acquired knowledge to solve algebra practice problems
• Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast terms from the lesson, such as coefficient and variable