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Question 1: A piece of wood is cut into two in the ratio 3 : 4. If the shorter piece is 24cm, work out the length of the longer piece. |

Question 2: Charlie and Olivia share £90 in the ratio 2 : 7. How much do they each receive? |

Question 3: A shop sells CDs and DVDs in the ratio 2 : 3 . If 7 more DVDs than CDs are sold, how many CDs and how many DVDs are sold? |

Question 4: Charlie wants to change £505 into Swiss francs. The exchange rate is £1 = CHF 1.22. How much will they receive? |

Question 5: Aldi normally sell 1.25kg bags of potatoes for £4.79 each. There is a special offer, 30% off. Waitrose sell 350g bags of potatoes for £1.38 each. There is a special offer of 50% extra free. Which is the best value? |

Question 6: Noah wants to change £915 into Australian dollars. The exchange rate is £1 = $1.56. How much will they receive? |

Question 7: Olives, peppers and mushrooms are put on a pizza in the ratio 5 : 7 : 8. Altogether 240g of pizza toppings are used, how much of each topping is there? |

Question 8: Yellow paint costs £2.50 per litre, red paint costs £2.00 per litre and blue paint costs £2.20 per litre. Yellow, red and blue paint is mixed together in the ratio 1 : 2 : 7 . Work out the cost of 60 litres of the paint mixture. |

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Question 1: 32 cm |

Question 2: Charlie receives £20, Olivia receives £70 |

Question 3: 14 CDs, 21 DVDs |

Question 4: CHF 616.10 |

Question 5: The best value is Waitrose with a cost per kg of £2.63 correct to 2 d.p. |

Question 6: $1,427.40 |

Question 7: 60g of olives, 84g of peppers and 96g of mushrooms |

Question 8: £131.40 |