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Question 1: A piece of wood is cut into two in the ratio 2 : 9 such that the longer piece is 21cm more than the shorter piece. Work out the length of each part. |

Question 2: Morrisons are selling 2 litre bottles of lemonade on offer, 4 for £14.96. Waitrose are selling a pack of 6 cans of lemonade (33cl each) for £3.80. Which is the best value? |

Question 3: Superdrug normally sell 300ml bottles of shampoo for £2.22 each. There is a special offer, buy one, get a second half-price. The Body Shop sell 250ml bottles of shampoo for £2.55 each. There is a special offer 45% off. Which is the best value? |

Question 4: The ratio of boys to girls joining a secondary school is 3 : 5 . If there are 16 more girls than boys, how many boys and girls joined? |

Question 5: A copper alloy is made by mixing zinc and copper in the ratio 5 : 11 . If the alloy weighs 144 grams, how much zinc and copper was used? |

Question 6: Jack, Alyssa and Olivia share out sweets in the ratio 2 : 3 : 10. If Olivia receives 60 sweets, calculate how many sweets Alyssa receives. |

Question 7: Alyssa wants to change some pounds into Euros. The exchange rate in London is £1 = €1.18. The exchange rate in Germany is €1 = £0.88. In which city would they get the most Euros? |

Question 8: Debbie wants to change some pounds into Japanese Yen. The exchange rate in London is £1 = ¥195. The exchange rate in Tokyo is ¥1 = £0.0050. In which city would they get the most Yen? |

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Question 1: 6 cm, 27 cm |

Question 2: The best value is Morrisons with a cost per litre of £1.87 correct to 2 d.p. |

Question 3: The best value is Superdrug with a cost per litre of £5.55 correct to 2 d.p. |

Question 4: 24 boys, 40 girls |

Question 5: 45g of zinc, 99g of copper |

Question 6: Alyssa receives 18 sweets |

Question 7: Exchanging pounds in London would return the most Euros. |

Question 8: Exchanging pounds in Tokyo would return the most Yen. |