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Question 1: 4 punnets of blueberries and 8 melons weigh 12.6kg altogether. The total weight of 2 punnets of blueberries and 5 melons is 7.5kg. Calculate the weight of a punnet of blueberries and the weight of a melon. |

Question 2: 9 plums and 6 tangerines cost £2.82 altogether. The total cost of 3 plums and 9 tangerines is £2.13. Calculate the cost of a plum and a tangerine. |

Question 3: The mean of two numbers is 52.5 and the difference is 27. Calculate the product of the two numbers. |

Question 4: A theme park sells Adult tickets for £44 and Child tickets for £30. In one hour the theme park sells 11 tickets for a combined sales total of £386. Calculate how many Adult and Child tickets were sold. |

Question 5: A taxi firm charges a fixed amount per journey plus a cost for each mile travelled. A journey of 8 miles costs £31.20. A journey of 2 miles costs £10.20. How much would a journey of 5 miles cost? |

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Question 1: A punnet of blueberries weighs 0.75kg and a melons weighs 1.2kg |

Question 2: A plum costs 20p and a tangerine costs 17p |

Question 3: The product of the two numbers is 2574 |

Question 4: 4 Adult tickets and 7 Child tickets were sold |

Question 5: A journey of 5 miles costs £20.70 |

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