Level 3
It takes Angel 9 hours to sew a blouse by herself. If Belina helps her, they will take 5 hours to sew the blouse. How long will Belinda take to sew the blouse by herself? Express the answer in mixed number.
3 m
Level 3
Ronnie and Dave, together, can clean a room in 3 hours. If Ronnie is cleaning the room alone, he can only complete the task in 9 hours. How long will Dave take to clean a room all by himself? Express the answer in mixed number.
3 m
Level 3
8 workers take 10 hours to build 4 bookshelves. How many hours will 6 workers take to build 2 bookshelves? Express the answer in mixed number of hours.
3 m
Level 3
50 men working 8 hours a day can finish building a boat in 10 days. How long would it take 60 men to finish building the same boat if they work the same number of hours a day?
3 m
Level 3
Machine X takes 5 minutes to cut 85 pieces of lumbers. Machine Y takes 15 minutes to cut 120 pieces of lumbers. Machine Z takes 10 minutes to cut 120 pieces of lumber.
  1. Which is the faster combination, X and Y or Y and Z? (Eg A, B)
  2. In 1 minute, how many more pieces of lumbers can be cut by the faster combination compared to the other combination?
3 m
Level 2 PSLE
Carlo filled a container with water using two taps. He turned on Tap A first and after 4 minutes, he also turned on Tap B. Both taps were turned off at the same time when the container was completely filled without overflowing. The graph shows the amount of water in the container over 16 minutes.
  1. What fraction of the container was filled 4 minutes after Tap A was turned on? Express your answer in the simplest form.
  2. In one minute, how many litres of water flowed from Tap B?
3 m
Level 3
Tap A can fill up a tank in 2 hours. Tap B can fill up the same tank in 6 hours. How long will it take to fill up the tank if both taps are turned on at the same time? Express the answer(s) in h.
3 m
Level 3 PSLE
Mr Lee used two printers with different printing rates for a printing job. He started Machine A at 10 00 and started Machine B two minutes later. He stopped both machines at 10 05. The graphs show the total number of pages printed by each machine from the start of printing.
  1. How many pages had been printed by Machine A at the time Mr Lee started Machine B?
  2. What was the difference in the number of pages printed by the two machines from 10 00 to 10 05?
  3. Which machine, A or B, has a faster printing rate? What is the difference in the number of pages printed by the machines in one minute? Give your answer in this format. (Eg A, 1)
4 m
Level 3
Nick placed three empty containers side by side. The smallest container has a crack at the bottom of its side and the base area of each container is 18 cm2. After he turned on the faucet for 68 minutes, the height of the water in the smallest container became 8 cm although 0.8 mℓ of water is leaking out of the crack per minute. Find the rate of flow of water from the faucet. Give the answer in mℓ/min.
4 m
Level 3 PSLE
The photocopying rates of two machines A and B are as shown. Both machines were use to make a copy of a set of notes which had been divided into teacher set and student set. Machine A took 7 minutes is to photocopy teacher set and Machine B took 9 minutes to photocopy student set.
  1. How many pages were there altogether in the set of notes?
  2. Another copy of the same set of notes was made using Machine B only. How many minutes did Machine B take?
4 m