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Question 1: A bag goes on sale for 58% off. The sale price is £231, calculate the original price. |

Question 2: The population of Mathsville has grown by 57% over 10 years to 2,695,690. What was the population of Mathsville 10 years ago? |

Question 3: An investment in the stock market decreases by 82% in 3 years to £1,134 How much money was invested? |

Question 4: Jacob joins a company and a year later receives a 3% pay rise, taking their annual salary to £23,690. Calculate their starting salary. |

Question 5: Oscar buys a new car that has an annual depreciation rate of 21%. A year later, the car is worth £12,640. How much did they pay for the car? |

Question 6: Jack earns £1,242.50 per month after tax. Their earnings are taxed at 29%. Calculate their gross monthly earnings before tax. |

Question 7: Debbie pays £611 for a pair of headphones. The price includes VAT at 17.5%. Calculate the price excluding VAT. |

Question 8: A mattress goes on sale for 60% off. A further clearance sale then reduces the sale price by 70% down to £75.60, calculate the original price. |

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Question 1: £550 |

Question 2: 1,717,000 people |

Question 3: £6,300 |

Question 4: £23,000 |

Question 5: £16,000 |

Question 6: £1,750 |

Question 7: £520 |

Question 8: £630 |