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Question 1: 4 punnets of grapes and 4 pomelos weigh 8kg altogether. The total weight of 3 punnets of grapes and 8 pomelos is 14.5kg. Calculate the weight of a punnet of grapes and the weight of a pomelo. |

Question 2: 2 oranges and 9 lemons cost £1.66 altogether. The total cost of 6 oranges and 5 lemons is £1.46. Calculate the cost of an orange and a lemon. |

Question 3: The sum of ages of an aunt and her niece is 44. In 2 years time, the aunt will be 7 times older than the niece. How old is each person at present? |

Question 4: The mean of two numbers is 62.5 and the difference is 69. Calculate the product of the two numbers. |

Question 5: Emily and Harry have £17.55 between them. Emily has £10.23 more than Harry. How much money does each person have? |

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Question 1: A punnet of grapes weighs 0.3kg and a pomelos weighs 1.7kg |

Question 2: A orange costs 11p and a lemon costs 16p |

Question 3: The aunt is 40 and the niece is 4. |

Question 4: The product of the two numbers is 2716 |

Question 5: Emily has £13.89 and Harry has £3.66 |

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