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Question 1: A piece of wood is of length 70 cm. The length is divided in the ratio 5 : 9. Work out the length of each part. |

Question 2: Noah and Olivia share £66 in the ratio 2 : 9. How much do they each receive? |

Question 3: A shop sells CDs and DVDs in the ratio 2 : 3 . If 20 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 4 : 7 . If there are 132 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 77 grams, how much zinc and copper was used? |

Question 6: Alfie, Elaine and Emily share out 81 sweets in the ratio 1 : 2 : 6. How much do they each receive? |

Question 7: Olives, peppers and mushrooms are put on a pizza in the ratio 3 : 4 : 8. Altogether 225g of pizza toppings are used, how much of each topping is there? |

Question 8: Yellow paint costs £2.00 per litre, red paint costs £2.20 per litre and blue paint costs £1.70 per litre. Yellow, red and blue paint is mixed together in the ratio 3 : 4 : 5 . Work out the cost of 72 litres of the paint mixture. |

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Question 1: 25 cm, 45 cm |

Question 2: Noah receives £12, Olivia receives £54 |

Question 3: 8 CDs, 12 DVDs |

Question 4: 48 boys, 84 girls |

Question 5: 33g of zinc, 44g of copper |

Question 6: Alfie receives 9 sweets, Elaine receives 18 sweets and Emily receives 54 sweets |

Question 7: 45g of olives, 60g of peppers and 120g of mushrooms |

Question 8: £139.80 |