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Question 1: The sum of ages of a mother and her daughter is 30. In 3 years time, the mother will be 5 times older than the daughter. How old is each person at present? |

Question 2: 2 rulers and 5 erasers cost £0.75 altogether. The total cost of 6 rulers and 2 erasers is £0.82. Calculate the cost of a ruler and an eraser. |

Question 3: 8 punnets of cherries and 4 durians weigh 0.75kg altogether. The total weight of 3 punnets of cherries and 6 durians is 0.82kg. Calculate the weight of a punnet of cherries and the weight of a durian. |

Question 4: Alyssa and Oliver have £17.73 between them. Alyssa has £11.29 more than Oliver. How much money does each person have? |

Question 5: The mean of two numbers is 52 and the difference is 30. Calculate the product of the two numbers. |

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Question 1: The mother is 27 and the daughter is 3. |

Question 2: A ruler costs 10p and a eraser costs 11p |

Question 3: A punnet of cherries weighs 0.75kg and a durians weighs 1.6kg |

Question 4: Alyssa has £14.51 and Oliver has £3.22 |

Question 5: The product of the two numbers is 2479 |

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