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Question 1: A piece of wood is cut into two in the ratio 5 : 9. If the longer piece is 63cm, work out the length of the shorter piece. |

Question 2: Charlie and Amelia share out money in the ratio 3 : 4. If Amelia receives £12, how much does Charlie receive? |

Question 3: A shop sells CDs and DVDs in the ratio 5 : 6 . If 45 CDs are sold, how many DVDs are sold? |

Question 4: The ratio of boys to girls joining a secondary school is 2 : 5 . If 60 girls joined, then how many boys joined? |

Question 5: A copper alloy is made by mixing zinc and copper in the ratio 7 : 11 . If there are 35 grams of zinc, how much copper was used? |

Question 6: Alfie, Alyssa and Chloe share out sweets in the ratio 1 : 2 : 5. If Chloe receives 20 sweets, calculate how many sweets Alfie receives. |

Question 7: Olives, peppers and mushrooms are put on a pizza in the ratio 3 : 4 : 8. If 160g of mushrooms are used, calculate the quantity of peppers used. |

Question 8: Yellow paint costs £2.60 per litre, red paint costs £2.40 per litre and blue paint costs £1.80 per litre. Yellow, red and blue paint is mixed together in the ratio 5 : 6 : 9 . If 45 litres of blue paint is used, work out the total cost of the paint mixture. |

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Question 1: 35 cm |

Question 2: Charlie receives £9 |

Question 3: 54 DVDs |

Question 4: 24 boys |

Question 5: 55g of copper |

Question 6: Alfie receives 4 sweets |

Question 7: 80g of peppers are used |

Question 8: £218.00 |