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Question 1: The mean of two numbers is 60.5 and the difference is 69. Calculate the product of the two numbers. |

Question 2: 3 punnets of cherries and 8 durians weigh 12.1kg altogether. The total weight of 6 punnets of cherries and 5 durians is 8.8kg. Calculate the weight of a punnet of cherries and the weight of a durian. |

Question 3: A taxi firm charges a fixed amount per journey plus a cost for each mile travelled. A journey of 8 miles costs £27.80. A journey of 9 miles costs £31.00. How much would a journey of 2 miles cost? |

Question 4: 8 guavas and 7 nectarines cost £1.82 altogether. The total cost of 4 guavas and 3 nectarines is £0.86. Calculate the cost of a guava and a nectarine. |

Question 5: The sum of ages of an uncle and his nephew is 46. In 1 years time, the uncle will be 7 times older than the nephew. How old is each person at present? |

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Question 1: The product of the two numbers is 2470 |

Question 2: A punnet of cherries weighs 0.3kg and a durians weighs 1.4kg |

Question 3: A journey of 2 miles costs £8.60 |

Question 4: A guava costs 14p and a nectarine costs 10p |

Question 5: The uncle is 41 and the nephew is 5. |

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