Level 3
One pencil costs $x. One pen costs $(x + 20). One ruler costs $4x.
  1. Vince bought 2 pencils, 3 pens and 1 ruler. How much did he spend? Simplify your answer in terms of x.
  2. If x = 20, how much did Vince spend altogether?
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Level 3
The perimeter of triangle A is equal to that of rectangle B.
  1. Find the length of rectangle B in terms of k.
  2. If k = 3, find the area of rectangle B.
4 m
Level 3
The figure shows 2 rectangles. The length of the bigger rectangle is (6m + 8) cm and the breadth is half its length. Find the perimeter of the smaller rectangle.
4 m
Level 3
A rectangle has a length of 6p cm and a breadth of 4q cm. Find
  1. its area in terms of p and q,
  2. its perimeter in terms of p and q,
  3. the area of the rectangle if p = 2 and q = 3.
4 m
Level 3
Ali is b years old. Bill is four times as old as Ali and Calvin is 6 years younger than Bill.
  1. Express Calvin's age in terms of b.
  2. Ali is 10 years old as of now. ln how many years' time will Calvin be 3 times as old as Ali?
4 m
Level 3
Lina and Wendy went shopping. After Lina spent $85j, Wendy had 5 times as much as Lina. If Lina had $21j more than Wendy at first,
  1. Express the amount of money that Lina had at first in terms of j.
  2. If j = 10, find the amount of money that the two ladies had left after shopping.
3 m
Level 3
Abel has b coins. Bobby has three times as many coins as Abel but 8 coins fewer than Jason.
  1. How many coins do they have altogether? (Express your answer in terms of b).
  2. If b = 9, how many stamps do the three boys have altogether?
3 m
Level 3
The total mass of Cindy, Jen and Marvin is 15p kg. Cindy has a mass of 5p kg. Jen is 2 kg heavier than Cindy.
  1. What is Marvin's mass in terms of p?
  2. If p = 10, what is Marvin's mass?
3 m
Level 3
A plate cost $b. A bowl cost $20 less than the plate.
  1. Mother bought 2 plates and 1 bowl. How much did Mother pay in terms of b?
  2. If b = 98, find the total amount that Mother paid.
3 m
Level 3
Sam saved $9 each day and Joelle saved $c more than Sam each day. After 2 weeks, they were still short of $30 to buy a TV set.
  1. How much did the TV set cost? Express your answer in terms of c.
  2. If c = $2, how much did the TV set cost?
3 m
Level 3
Margaret bought c kg of mangoes at $k per kg and w kg of papaya at $y per kg.
  1. Find the amount that she paid for the fruits in terms of c, k, w and y.
  2. If c = 8, k = 7, w = 5 and y = 4, how much change did Mrs Lim receive if she paid the fruit seller with a $100 note?
3 m
Level 3
Mrs Jensen paid a total of $38 for 3n pens and 4 markers. Each pen cost $2.
  1. Express the cost of 1 marker in terms of n.
  2. If n = 4, how much did each marker cost?
3 m
Level 3
The table shows the number of pens sold at a bookshop last week.
  1. What was the total number of pens sold last week? Express your answer in terms of b the simplest form.
  2. If b = 20, how many pens were sold on Sunday?
3 m
Level 3
A van travels 20 km in 5r minutes. How far will it travel in k hours?
3 m
Level 2
A pen costs $z while a book costs 90¢ less than the pen.
  1. What is the cost of 2 pens and 1 book? Express your answer in terms of p in its simplest form.
  2. Abel wants to buy 2 pens and 1 book but is short of 30 cents. If the book costs $1.10, how much money does Alex have?
3 m
Level 3
Angela had $112w left after she spent 57 of her money on a wallet. Then she spent the remaining money on shirts at $16w each.
  1. How much money did Angela spend on the wallet?
  2. How many shirts did she buy?
3 m
Level 2
Lance exercised for a total of (8f + 90) min in a week. For the first 3 days, he exercised for 2f minutes per day. For the next 2 days, he exercised for 30 minutes per day. For how long did he exercise for the rest of the week?
3 m
Level 2
Lina had $20m. She bought 4 dresses and 9 skirts. Each dress cost $2m. 3 skirts cost as much as a dress. How much had Lina left?
3 m
Level 2
The average score received by Jan, Alicia, Sue and May in a recent Math test was 76 marks. Jan and Alicia both got 8z marks each while Sue got half of May's marks. How many marks did Sue score for the test? Express your answer in terms of z.
3 m
Level 1
  1. Simplify 16d + 9c - 9d - 2c.
  2. Subtract 11z + 9w + 8q from 19z + 13q + 25w.
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