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Question 1: A mattress goes on sale for 54% off. The sale price is £101.20, calculate the original price. |

Question 2: The population of Mathsville has grown by 87% over 10 years to 3,287,460. What was the population of Mathsville 10 years ago? |

Question 3: An investment in the stock market increases by 51% in 3 years to £12,986 How much money was invested? |

Question 4: Alyssa joins a company and a year later receives a 5.5% pay rise, taking their annual salary to £27,957.50. Calculate their starting salary. |

Question 5: Elaine buys a new car that has an annual depreciation rate of 22%. A year later, the car is worth £8,970. How much did they pay for the car? |

Question 6: Oscar earns £1,677.50 per month after tax. Their earnings are taxed at 39%. Calculate their gross monthly earnings before tax. |

Question 7: Olivia pays £893 for a mobile phone. The price includes VAT at 17.5%. Calculate the price excluding VAT. |

Question 8: A bag goes on sale for 40% off. A further clearance sale then reduces the sale price by 30% down to £273, calculate the original price. |

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# Answers

Question 1: £220 |

Question 2: 1,758,000 people |

Question 3: £8,600 |

Question 4: £26,500 |

Question 5: £11,500 |

Question 6: £2,750 |

Question 7: £760 |

Question 8: £650 |