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Question 1: A piece of wood is of length 84 cm. The length is divided in the ratio 3 : 4. Work out the length of each part. |

Question 2: Oscar and Olivia share £55 in the ratio 3 : 8. How much do they each receive? |

Question 3: A shop sells CDs and DVDs in the ratio 7 : 8 . If 90 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 : 9 . If there are 99 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 5 : 6 . If the alloy weighs 77 grams, how much zinc and copper was used? |

Question 6: Charlie, Alyssa and Elaine share out 121 sweets in the ratio 2 : 3 : 6. How much do they each receive? |

Question 7: Olives, peppers and mushrooms are put on a pizza in the ratio 2 : 3 : 4. Altogether 153g of pizza toppings are used, how much of each topping is there? |

Question 8: Yellow paint costs £2.90 per litre, red paint costs £1.30 per litre and blue paint costs £2.10 per litre. Yellow, red and blue paint is mixed together in the ratio 1 : 2 : 12 . Work out the cost of 90 litres of the paint mixture. |

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Question 1: 36 cm, 48 cm |

Question 2: Oscar receives £15, Olivia receives £40 |

Question 3: 42 CDs, 48 DVDs |

Question 4: 18 boys, 81 girls |

Question 5: 35g of zinc, 42g of copper |

Question 6: Charlie receives 22 sweets, Alyssa receives 33 sweets and Elaine receives 66 sweets |

Question 7: 34g of olives, 51g of peppers and 68g of mushrooms |

Question 8: £184.20 |