Level 3
Four boys, Vincent, Asher, Oscar and Zane saved some money. Asher's savings was 512 of the total savings of Vincent, Oscar and Zane. Vincent's savings was 20% of the total savings. Oscar's savings was 12 of the total savings of Asher and Zane. If Asher's savings was $10650, how much less was Vincent's savings than the total of the other 3 boys?
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Level 3
There are some pupils in the zoo. 25 of them are girls, of whom 20% of them do not wear caps. 23 of the boys do not wear caps. What is the percentage of the pupils in the zoo who wear caps?
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Level 3
During a survey, some people responded that they preferred badminton to other sports. The ratio of the number of women to the number of men who liked badminton was 3 : 1. The ratio of the number of people who liked badminton to those who disliked it was 3 : 1. If 20% of the people who did not like badminton were women, what was the ratio of the number of men to the number of women chosen for the survey?
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Level 3
At a conference made up of speakers and participants, there were 10% more men than women. The ratio of the male speakers to female speakers was 8 : 5. There was an equal number of male and female participants.
  1. Find the ratio of male speakers to male participants at the conference. Halfway, 89 male participants left the conference and another 73 female participants joined the conference. In the end, there were 34 as many male participants as female participants remaining behind.
  2. How many speakers were there at the conference?
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Level 3
Yvonne and George collect pens and stickers. George has 70 more stickers than pens. George has 3 times the number of pens Yvonne has, and Yvonne has 40% more stickers than George. After Yvonne gives George all of her pens and George gives Yvonne 60% of his stickers, George has 64 more pens than stickers. Find the number of stickers Yvonne has at first.
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Level 3
The ratio of the number of biscuits in Container H to the number of biscuits in Container J was 5 : 3. 20% of the biscuits in Container H and 0.6 of those in Container J were round. After transferring the biscuits between the 2 containers, the number of square biscuits in both containers are the same. Likewise, the number of round biscuits in both containers are the same. If a total of 162 of biscuits were moved, how many more biscuits were there in Container H than Container J at first?
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Level 3
England and Thailand took part in Youth Games. From England, the ratio of the number of male supporters to the number of female supporters was 1 : 3. From Thailand, the ratio of the number of male supporters to the number of female supporters was 3 : 5. The total number of supporters from England was 25 the total number of supporters from Thailand.
  1. What was the ratio of the number of male supporters from England to the total number of male supporters from both countries? Express the answer(s) in the simplest form.
  2. After 1956 male supporters from both countries left, the percentage of all the female supporters became 74%. How many more female supporters from Thailand than England were there at first?
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Level 3
A bakery baked some kaya, strawberry and milo cupcakes. For every 3 kaya cupcakes that were baked, 2 milo cupcakes were baked. For every 4 kaya cupcakes that were baked, 3 strawberry cupcakes were baked.
  1. Find the ratio of the number of kaya cupcakes to strawberry cupcakes to milo cupcakes baked.
  2. After the bakery baked another 130 milo cupcakes, 30% of the cupcakes now were milo cupcakes. How many kaya cupcakes did the bakery bake?
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Level 3
Fred's father is 7 times as old as his son. His father will be 35 years old in 7 years' time. In how many years' time will Fred be 60% that of his father?
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Level 3
20% of Nick's savings is $120 more than 30% of Will's savings. After Nick spent 23 of his savings and Will spent 40% of his savings, Nick has $13 more than Will. How much was Nick's saving at first?
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