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Question 1: A piece of wood is cut into two in the ratio 7 : 11. If the shorter piece is 35cm, work out the length of the longer piece. |

Question 2: Noah and Amelia share out money in the ratio 3 : 7. If Amelia receives £42, how much does Noah receive? |

Question 3: A shop sells CDs and DVDs in the ratio 4 : 5 . If 44 CDs are sold, how many DVDs are sold? |

Question 4: The ratio of boys to girls joining a secondary school is 2 : 9 . If 72 girls joined, then how many boys joined? |

Question 5: A copper alloy is made by mixing zinc and copper in the ratio 2 : 3 . If there are 6 grams of zinc, how much copper was used? |

Question 6: Oscar, Chloe and Alyssa share out sweets in the ratio 1 : 2 : 9. If Alyssa receives 90 sweets, calculate how many sweets Oscar receives. |

Question 7: Olives, peppers and mushrooms are put on a pizza in the ratio 2 : 6 : 7. If 119g of mushrooms are used, calculate the quantity of peppers used. |

Question 8: Yellow paint costs £1.20 per litre, red paint costs £1.90 per litre and blue paint costs £2.00 per litre. Yellow, red and blue paint is mixed together in the ratio 1 : 2 : 6 . If 8 litres of red paint is used, work out the total cost of the paint mixture. |

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Question 1: 55 cm |

Question 2: Noah receives £18 |

Question 3: 55 DVDs |

Question 4: 16 boys |

Question 5: 9g of copper |

Question 6: Oscar receives 10 sweets |

Question 7: 102g of peppers are used |

Question 8: £68.00 |