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Question 1: The mean of two numbers is 69 and the difference is 58. Calculate the product of the two numbers. |

Question 2: Rectangle A has a perimeter of 52cm. Rectangle B has a perimeter of 36cm with 5 times the length and one third the width of rectangle A. Calculate the area of each rectangle. |

Question 3: A taxi firm charges a fixed amount per journey plus a cost for each mile travelled. A journey of 7 miles costs £28.40. A journey of 3 miles costs £13.60. How much would a journey of 8 miles cost? |

Question 4: The sum of ages of a mother and her daughter is 36. In 2 years time, the mother will be 7 times older than the daughter. How old is each person at present? |

Question 5: 2 rulers and 9 erasers cost £1.40 altogether. The total cost of 7 rulers and 3 erasers is £1.48. Calculate the cost of a ruler and an eraser. |

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Question 1: The product of the two numbers is 3920 |

Question 2: Rectangle A has an area of 48cm ^{2} and rectangle B has an area of 80cm ^{2} |

Question 3: A journey of 8 miles costs £32.10 |

Question 4: The mother is 33 and the daughter is 3. |

Question 5: A ruler costs 16p and a eraser costs 12p |

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