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Question 1: A piece of wood is cut into two in the ratio 5 : 6. If the longer piece is 48cm, work out the length of the shorter piece. |

Question 2: Charlie and Debbie share out money in the ratio 2 : 9. If Charlie receives £18, how much does Debbie receive? |

Question 3: A shop sells CDs and DVDs in the ratio 7 : 11 . If 121 DVDs are sold, how many CDs are sold? |

Question 4: The ratio of boys to girls joining a secondary school is 2 : 7 . If 8 boys joined, then how many girls joined? |

Question 5: A copper alloy is made by mixing zinc and copper in the ratio 5 : 9 . If there are 108 grams of copper, how much zinc was used? |

Question 6: Alfie, Alyssa and Elaine share out sweets in the ratio 1 : 2 : 8. If Elaine receives 16 sweets, calculate how many sweets Alyssa receives. |

Question 7: Olives, peppers and mushrooms are put on a pizza in the ratio 1 : 2 : 3. If 51g of mushrooms are used, calculate the quantity of olives used. |

Question 8: Yellow paint costs £2.60 per litre, red paint costs £1.20 per litre and blue paint costs £2.30 per litre. Yellow, red and blue paint is mixed together in the ratio 1 : 2 : 4 . If 16 litres of blue paint is used, work out the total cost of the paint mixture. |

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Question 1: 40 cm |

Question 2: Debbie receives £81 |

Question 3: 77 CDs |

Question 4: 28 girls |

Question 5: 60g of zinc |

Question 6: Alyssa receives 4 sweets |

Question 7: 17g of olives are used |

Question 8: £56.80 |