Level 3
Three types of pepper, W, X and Y come in containers of 150 g, 300 g and 400 g respectively. Containers of W, X and Y are mixed together in the ratio 1 : 6 : 7 to obtain 38 kg of an assortment of pepper.
  1. How many containers of W and X are used altogether?
  2. Find the difference between the combined weight of all the pepper in container X and container Y as compared to the pepper in container W. Express the weight in kilograms.
4 m
Level 3
Allan and Maine were in a roller skating race. Allan was travelling at a constant speed of 20 km/h and they both did not change their speed. When Maine completed half of her race, Allan was 3.5 km ahead. Allan completed the race at 10.45 a.m. What time did Maine complete the race?
3 m
Level 3
Fay cycled from View Hill at 09 56 toward Sand Garden while Joy cycled from Sand Garden toward View Hill at the same time. At 10 06, the two cyclists passed each other. 7 minutes later, Fay reached Sand Garden but Joy was 1155 m from View Hill.
  1. At what speed were the two cyclists approaching each other?
  2. Find the distance between Sand Garden and View Hill Park in km.
3 m
Level 3 PSLE
Esther and Margi took part in a cycling race. Esther cycled at a speed of 20 km/h. Both of them did not change their speed throughout the race. When Margi covered 12 the distance, Esther was 3.5 km in front of her. Esther reached the finishing line at 10.45 a.m. What time did Margi reach the finishing line?
3 m
Level 3
Roger had two planks of the same length. He sawed one plank into equal parts of length 90 cm. In each part he drilled 6 small holes as shown in Figure 1. After that, he sawed the other plank into equal parts of length 1.5 m and in each part, he drilled 8 big holes as shown in Figure 2. When he finished drilling, he counted that there were 12 more small holes than big holes. If all the holes are spaced equally, how many holes were there altogether?
4 m
Level 3
At 7 a.m., a black car and a green car left the office and travelled at average speeds in opposite directions round a 25-km route. The black car took 15 minutes to complete each round while the green car took 20 minutes.
  1. Find the speed of the black car.
  2. Find the speed of the green car.
  3. If the 2 cars travelled without any interval of rest, at what time would the 2 cars next meet again at the office?
3 m
Level 3
Vivian and Kyle started cycling at uniform speeds from the same place in opposite direction round an 800-m forest trail. Vivian took 40 seconds to complete each round while Kyle took 50 seconds.
  1. Find the distance covered per second by Vivian in m.
  2. Find the distance covered per second by Kyle in m.
  3. When the two cyclists next met again at the starting point, how far would Vivian have covered? Express the answer in km.
3 m
Level 3 PSLE
Six identical rectangular boxes can be stacked into a cupboard 0.9 m wide. Two arrangements are shown. The first arrangement in Figure A leaves a 42 cm gap at the top. The second one in Figure B leaves a 10 cm gap at the top and another gap at the side.
  1. In the arrangement shown in Figure B, what is the width of the gap at the side in m?
  2. What is the height of the cupboard in metres?
3 m
Level 3
Bus X and Bus Y left the same bus station at uniform speeds in the same direction round a 48-km circular route. Bus X took 45 minutes to complete each round while Bus Y took 30 minutes.
  1. How long would it take Bus Y to meet Bus Y for the first time? Express the answer in mixed number of hours.
  2. How far would Bus X be behind Bus Y after 12 hour?
3 m
Level 3
Helen and Jomarie started off from the same place and drove at uniform speeds in the same direction round a 40-km circular racing track. Helen completed each round in 40 minutes. Jomarie took 50 minutes to complete each round.
  1. How far would Jomarie be behind Helen after 1 hour?
  2. How long after they started would it take Helen to meet Jomarie for the first time?
3 m