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Question 1: Iceland are selling 1.75 litre bottles of cola on offer, 3 for £7.72. Lidl are selling a pack of 12 cans of cola (33cl each) for £5.62. Which is the best value? |

Question 2: Alfie and Alyssa share £60 in the ratio 2 : 3. How much do they each receive? |

Question 3: Olivia wants to change £370 into Japanese Yen. The exchange rate is £1 = ¥148. How much will they receive? |

Question 4: The ratio of boys to girls joining a secondary school is 4 : 5 . If there are 72 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 4 : 11 . If there are 110 grams of copper, how much zinc was used? |

Question 6: Oliver, Becky and Emily share out sweets in the ratio 5 : 6 : 9. If Emily receives 99 sweets, calculate how many sweets Becky receives. |

Question 7: Olives, peppers and mushrooms are put on a pizza in the ratio 4 : 5 : 11. If 84g more mushrooms than peppers are used, how much of each topping is there? |

Question 8: Yellow paint costs £2.30 per litre, red paint costs £2.20 per litre and blue paint costs £1.20 per litre. Yellow, red and blue paint is mixed together in the ratio 1 : 2 : 7 . If 36 more litres of blue paint is used than yellow paint, work out the total cost of the paint mixture. |

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Question 1: The best value is Lidl with a cost per litre of £1.42 correct to 2 d.p. |

Question 2: Alfie receives £24, Alyssa receives £36 |

Question 3: ¥54,760.00 |

Question 4: 32 boys, 40 girls |

Question 5: 40g of zinc |

Question 6: Becky receives 66 sweets |

Question 7: 56g of olives, 70g of peppers and 154g of mushrooms |

Question 8: £90.60 |