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Question 1: A container holds 3.5 litres of water. A cup has a capacity of 405 ml. A cup of water is poured from the container. Express the quantity of water remaining in the container as a fraction of the original amount. Give your answer in simplest form. |

Question 2: 345 g of butter is added to 5 kg of cake mix. Express the new weight of the cake mix as a fraction of the original amount. Give your answer in simplest form. |

Question 3: 70 cm is cut from a 3 m long cable. Express the remaining length of cable as a fraction of the original length. Give your answer in simplest form. |

Question 4: A bowl holds 2.5 litres of fruit punch. 355 ml of pineapple juice is added to the bowl. Express the new quantity of fruit punch in the bowl as a fraction of the original amount. Give your answer in simplest form. |

Question 5: A bag of chocolate chips weighs 2 kg. 745 g of chocolate chips are poured out of the bag. Express the amount of remaining chocolate chips as a fraction of the original amount. Give your answer in simplest form. |

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Question 1: {\Large\frac{619}{700}} |

Question 2: {\Large\frac{1069}{1000}} |

Question 3: {\Large\frac{23}{30}} |

Question 4: {\Large\frac{571}{500}} |

Question 5: {\Large\frac{251}{400}} |

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