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Question 1: A piece of wood is of length 32 cm. The length is divided in the ratio 3 : 5. Work out the length of each part. |

Question 2: Oliver and Becky share £98 in the ratio 5 : 9. How much do they each receive? |

Question 3: A shop sells CDs and DVDs in the ratio 3 : 7 . If 60 are sold in total, how many CDs and how many DVDs are sold? |

Question 4: The ratio of boys to girls joining a secondary school is 5 : 11 . If there are 128 new students joining the school, how many boys and girls joined? |

Question 5: A copper alloy is made by mixing zinc and copper in the ratio 2 : 7 . If the alloy weighs 90 grams, how much zinc and copper was used? |

Question 6: Jacob, Chloe and Amelia share out 165 sweets in the ratio 5 : 6 : 4. How much do they each receive? |

Question 7: Olives, peppers and mushrooms are put on a pizza in the ratio 1 : 2 : 6. Altogether 153g of pizza toppings are used, how much of each topping is there? |

Question 8: Yellow paint costs £1.20 per litre, red paint costs £2.40 per litre and blue paint costs £2.50 per litre. Yellow, red and blue paint is mixed together in the ratio 1 : 2 : 8 . Work out the cost of 44 litres of the paint mixture. |

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Question 1: 12 cm, 20 cm |

Question 2: Oliver receives £35, Becky receives £63 |

Question 3: 18 CDs, 42 DVDs |

Question 4: 40 boys, 88 girls |

Question 5: 20g of zinc, 70g of copper |

Question 6: Jacob receives 55 sweets, Chloe receives 66 sweets and Amelia receives 44 sweets |

Question 7: 17g of olives, 34g of peppers and 102g of mushrooms |

Question 8: £104.00 |