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Question 1: A piece of wood is of length 56 cm. The length is divided in the ratio 5 : 9. Work out the length of each part. |

Question 2: Oliver and Debbie share £60 in the ratio 3 : 7. How much do they each receive? |

Question 3: A shop sells CDs and DVDs in the ratio 2 : 5 . If 63 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 2 : 3 . If there are 40 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 3 : 4 . If the alloy weighs 84 grams, how much zinc and copper was used? |

Question 6: Noah, Olivia and Becky share out 77 sweets in the ratio 1 : 2 : 4. How much do they each receive? |

Question 7: Olives, peppers and mushrooms are put on a pizza in the ratio 5 : 6 : 9. Altogether 360g of pizza toppings are used, how much of each topping is there? |

Question 8: Yellow paint costs £2.90 per litre, red paint costs £2.00 per litre and blue paint costs £2.50 per litre. Yellow, red and blue paint is mixed together in the ratio 6 : 7 : 2 . Work out the cost of 60 litres of the paint mixture. |

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Question 1: 20 cm, 36 cm |

Question 2: Oliver receives £18, Debbie receives £42 |

Question 3: 18 CDs, 45 DVDs |

Question 4: 16 boys, 24 girls |

Question 5: 36g of zinc, 48g of copper |

Question 6: Noah receives 11 sweets, Olivia receives 22 sweets and Becky receives 44 sweets |

Question 7: 90g of olives, 108g of peppers and 162g of mushrooms |

Question 8: £145.60 |