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Question 1: A taxi firm charges a fixed amount per journey plus a cost for each mile travelled. A journey of 4 miles costs £13.60. A journey of 3 miles costs £10.60. How much would a journey of 7 miles cost? |

Question 2: 7 punnets of cherries and 4 durians weigh 11.35kg altogether. The total weight of 2 punnets of cherries and 6 durians is 11.5kg. Calculate the weight of a punnet of cherries and the weight of a durian. |

Question 3: The mean of two numbers is 51 and the difference is 14. Calculate the product of the two numbers. |

Question 4: A theme park sells Adult tickets for £50 and Child tickets for £26. In one hour the theme park sells 10 tickets for a combined sales total of £380. Calculate how many Adult and Child tickets were sold. |

Question 5: 3 pears and 3 apricots cost £0.99 altogether. The total cost of 5 pears and 8 apricots is £2.10. Calculate the cost of a pear and an apricot. |

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Question 1: A journey of 7 miles costs £22.60 |

Question 2: A punnet of cherries weighs 0.65kg and a durians weighs 1.7kg |

Question 3: The product of the two numbers is 2552 |

Question 4: 5 Adult tickets and 5 Child tickets were sold |

Question 5: A pear costs 18p and a apricot costs 15p |

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