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Question 1: Emily and Jack have £15.21 between them. Emily has £10.55 more than Jack. How much money does each person have? |

Question 2: 5 punnets of grapes and 3 pomelos weigh 0.73kg altogether. The total weight of 4 punnets of grapes and 6 pomelos is 1.66kg. Calculate the weight of a punnet of grapes and the weight of a pomelo. |

Question 3: 5 pens and 2 pencils cost £0.73 altogether. The total cost of 6 pens and 8 pencils is £1.66. Calculate the cost of a pen and a pencil. |

Question 4: The mean of two numbers is 44.5 and the difference is 39. Calculate the product of the two numbers. |

Question 5: The sum of ages of a mother and her daughter is 55. In 4 years time, the mother will be 6 times older than the daughter. How old is each person at present? |

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Question 1: Emily has £12.88 and Jack has £2.33 |

Question 2: A punnet of grapes weighs 0.25kg and a pomelos weighs 1.7kg |

Question 3: A pen costs 9p and a pencil costs 14p |

Question 4: The product of the two numbers is 1600 |

Question 5: The mother is 50 and the daughter is 5. |

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