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**Question 1:**

A plank of wood is sawn into two pieces in the ratio 2:9. What fraction of the original length is the length of the shorter piece?

**Question 2:**

There are only black pens, blue pens and pencils in my pencil case in the ratio 2:7:8. What fraction of the total number of pens and pencils are black pens?

**Question 3:**

Two different flavours of crisps, cheese & onion and sweet chilli, are bought for a party in the ratio 3:4. What fraction of the crisps are sweet chilli flavour?

**Question 4:**

A supermarket stocks branded goods and own-label goods in the ratio 1:5. What fraction of the stock consists of branded goods?

**Question 5:**

A garage allocates space to cars and trucks in the ratio 4:7. What fraction of the total space is given to trucks?

**Question 6:**

Debbie,Jack and Alfie share out prize money in the ratio 2:3:5. What fraction of the prize money does Alfie receive?

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**Question 1:**

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**Question 2:**

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**Question 3:**

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**Question 4:**

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**Question 5:**

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**Question 6:**

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