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Question 1: 6 apples and 5 bananas cost £1.25 altogether. The total cost of 5 apples and 9 bananas is £1.67. Calculate the cost of an apple and a banana. |

Question 2: The sum of ages of a father and his son is 32. In 2 years time, the father will be 5 times older than the son. How old is each person at present? |

Question 3: Chloe and Harry have £11.06 between them. Chloe has £6.08 more than Harry. How much money does each person have? |

Question 4: A wallet contains £295 consisting only of £5 and £20 bank notes. If there are 23 notes in the wallet altogether, how many notes of each denomination are there? |

Question 5: Rectangle A has a perimeter of 28cm. Rectangle B has a perimeter of 24cm with 3 times the length and one half the width of rectangle A. Calculate the area of each rectangle. |

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Question 1: A apple costs 10p and a banana costs 13p |

Question 2: The father is 28 and the son is 4. |

Question 3: Chloe has £8.57 and Harry has £2.49 |

Question 4: The wallet contains 11 £5 bank notes and 12 £20 bank notes. |

Question 5: Rectangle A has an area of 24cm ^{2} and rectangle B has an area of 36cm ^{2} |

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