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Question 1: A piece of wood is of length 24 cm. The length is divided in the ratio 3 : 5. Work out the length of each part. |

Question 2: Noah and Alyssa share £165 in the ratio 7 : 8. How much do they each receive? |

Question 3: A shop sells CDs and DVDs in the ratio 7 : 11 . If 162 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 : 11 . If there are 120 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 44 grams, how much zinc and copper was used? |

Question 6: Oscar, Becky and Emily share out 100 sweets in the ratio 5 : 6 : 9. How much do they each receive? |

Question 7: Olives, peppers and mushrooms are put on a pizza in the ratio 1 : 2 : 8. Altogether 165g of pizza toppings are used, how much of each topping is there? |

Question 8: Yellow paint costs £1.80 per litre, red paint costs £1.60 per litre and blue paint costs £2.40 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: 9 cm, 15 cm |

Question 2: Noah receives £77, Alyssa receives £88 |

Question 3: 63 CDs, 99 DVDs |

Question 4: 32 boys, 88 girls |

Question 5: 20g of zinc, 24g of copper |

Question 6: Oscar receives 25 sweets, Becky receives 30 sweets and Emily receives 45 sweets |

Question 7: 15g of olives, 30g of peppers and 120g of mushrooms |

Question 8: £142.80 |