Eva, Sarah and Penny had 1188 marbles. Sarah won some of the marbles from Eva and as a result, Sarah's marbles increased by 20%. Penny then won some marbles from Sarah and Penny's marbles increased by 40%. Finally, Penny lost some of her marbles to Eva and Eva's marbles increased by 20%. In the end, they realised that they each had an equal number of marbles. How many percent less did Eva have in the end than what she had at first? Correct your answer to 1 decimal place.
5 m
Ruth, Queenie and Cathy were playing with beads. Ruth started with 72 beads and then she gained 13 more beads from Queenie. In the second game, Ruth lost 38 of her original number of beads to Cathy. Queenie lost as many beads as Ruth to Cathy. In the final game, Ruth gained 12 of her original number of beads from Queenie. All of them ended up with the same number of beads.
  1. How many beads did Ruth have at the end?
  2. How many beads did Queenie have at first?
5 m
Three girls, Isabelle, Zoe and Diana had a total of 1680 marbles. Some exchanges were made. First, Isabelle gave Zoe as many marbles as Zoe had. After that, Zoe gave 34 of whatever she had then to Diana. Finally, Diana gave 27of whatever she had to Isabelle. As a result, they each had the same number of marbles. How many marbles did Isabelle have at first?
5 m
PSLE
Wesley had 11 jars of balls. At first, each of the jars contained the same number of balls. He took out 24 marbles from each jar. After that, the total number of balls left in the 11 jars was equal to the total number of balls in 3 of the jars at first. What was the number of balls in each jar at first?
3 m
Violet had 6 times as many erasers as Jane at first. After Violet gave 40 erasers to Jane, they each had the same number of erasers in the end. How many erasers did Violet have at first?
3 m
A jar contains $2 and $5 notes with a total value of $518. 4 pieces of $5 were exchanged for $2 notes of similar value. In the end, the number of $2 notes was the same as the $5 notes. How many $5 notes were there at first?
3 m
Sean and Cathy had some salary each. If Cathy gives Sean $49, Sean would have 3 times as much salary as Cathy. If Sean gives Cathy $20, he will have the same amount of salary as her. How much salary did Sean and Cathy have respectively?
3 m
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Ann, Betty and Candy have equal number of stickers. Ann packs all her stickers equally into 3 packets. Betty packs all her stickers equally into 6 packets. Candy packs all her stickers equally into 9 packets. 1 packet of Ann's stickers, 3 packets of Betty's stickers and 4 packets of Candy's stickers add up to 145 stickers. How many stickers do they have altogether?
4 m
PSLE
A fruit seller had an equal number of peaches, starfruits and pomegranates at first. After 46 pomegranates, some peaches and starfruits were sold, there were 76 fruits left. There were 3 times as many peaches as starfruits left. The number of pomegranates left was 15 less than the number of peaches left. How many starfruits were used?
4 m
PSLE
A grocer had the same number of lemons, water apples and starfruits at first. After 78 starfruits, some lemons and water apples were set aside, there were 148 fruits left. There were thrice as many lemons as water apples left. The number of starfruits left was 20 less than the number of lemons. How many water apples were set aside?
4 m