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Level 3

Ethan and Ian share a sum of money. Ethan receives $2400. If Ethan gets $105 less, the amount of money Ian gets will increase by 35%. Find the sum of money that the boys share.

3 m
Ethan and Ian share a sum of money. Ethan receives $2400. If Ethan gets $105 less, the amount of money Ian gets will increase by 35%. Find the sum of money that the boys share.

Level 3

Diana baked curry, sardine and chicken buns. She baked 60 curry buns. 20% of her buns were chicken. She baked 12 more sardine buns than chicken buns. How many curry buns and sardine buns did Diana bake altogether?

3 m
Diana baked curry, sardine and chicken buns. She baked 60 curry buns. 20% of her buns were chicken. She baked 12 more sardine buns than chicken buns. How many curry buns and sardine buns did Diana bake altogether?

Level 3 PSLE

Andy had $180 and Benny had some money at first. After Andy spent $79 and Benny spent 35% of his money, they had a total of $140 left. How much money did Benny have at first?

4 m
Andy had $180 and Benny had some money at first. After Andy spent $79 and Benny spent 35% of his money, they had a total of $140 left. How much money did Benny have at first?

Level 3

A store owner had 505 kg of fresh honeydews. The honeydews contained 60% water when fresh. One week later, there was only 50% water left in the honeydews. What was the mass of the honeydews one week later?

3 m
A store owner had 505 kg of fresh honeydews. The honeydews contained 60% water when fresh. One week later, there was only 50% water left in the honeydews. What was the mass of the honeydews one week later?

Level 3

In a box, there are some mangosteens and lemons. If 80 more lemons are put into the box, the percentage of mangosteens will decrease from 70% to 30%. How many mangosteens are there in the box?

3 m
In a box, there are some mangosteens and lemons. If 80 more lemons are put into the box, the percentage of mangosteens will decrease from 70% to 30%. How many mangosteens are there in the box?

Level 3

Some adult passengers are on a coach. If 25 tourists alight from the coach, the percentage of locals will increase from 15% to 40%. How many passengers are there in the coach?

3 m
Some adult passengers are on a coach. If 25 tourists alight from the coach, the percentage of locals will increase from 15% to 40%. How many passengers are there in the coach?

Level 3

Kate and Yvonne collected stamps. Kate gave 30% of her stamps to Yvonne and as a result, Yvonne's stamps increased by 70%. If Kate had 294 stamps left, find the total number of stamps the two girls had at first?

3 m
Kate and Yvonne collected stamps. Kate gave 30% of her stamps to Yvonne and as a result, Yvonne's stamps increased by 70%. If Kate had 294 stamps left, find the total number of stamps the two girls had at first?

Level 3

Carl was fixing a jigsaw puzzle. On the second day, the number of pieces he fixed was 20% of the number of pieces unfixed. After another 8 days, he fixed another 196 pieces and the number of unfixed pieces he was left with was 20% of the number of pieces fixed. How many pieces were left unfixed?

3 m
Carl was fixing a jigsaw puzzle. On the second day, the number of pieces he fixed was 20% of the number of pieces unfixed. After another 8 days, he fixed another 196 pieces and the number of unfixed pieces he was left with was 20% of the number of pieces fixed. How many pieces were left unfixed?

Level 3

Ethan was fixing a jigsaw puzzle. On the second day, the number of pieces he fixed was 50% of the total number of pieces. After another two weeks, he fixed another 148 pieces and was left with 30% of the puzzle unfixed. How many pieces were left unfixed?

3 m
Ethan was fixing a jigsaw puzzle. On the second day, the number of pieces he fixed was 50% of the total number of pieces. After another two weeks, he fixed another 148 pieces and was left with 30% of the puzzle unfixed. How many pieces were left unfixed?

Level 3

Ian had 140 more stickers than Ethan. Ian gave 25% of his stickers to Ethan. Ethan in return gave 80% of his stickers to Ian. In the end, Ian had 282 more stickers than Ethan. How many stickers did Ian have at first?

4 m
Ian had 140 more stickers than Ethan. Ian gave 25% of his stickers to Ethan. Ethan in return gave 80% of his stickers to Ian. In the end, Ian had 282 more stickers than Ethan. How many stickers did Ian have at first?

Level 3

10% of the people are performers for a concert and the rest are spectators. 60% of the spectators are parents and there are 900 more parents than kids. How many parent spectators must leave so that 10% of the spectators are parents?

4 m
10% of the people are performers for a concert and the rest are spectators. 60% of the spectators are parents and there are 900 more parents than kids. How many parent spectators must leave so that 10% of the spectators are parents?

Level 3

20% of the people are performers for a concert and the rest are spectators. 80% of the spectators are adults and there are 3900 more adults spectators than children spectators. How many adult spectators must leave so that 25% of the people in the concert are adult spectators?

5 m
20% of the people are performers for a concert and the rest are spectators. 80% of the spectators are adults and there are 3900 more adults spectators than children spectators. How many adult spectators must leave so that 25% of the people in the concert are adult spectators?

Level 3

In an office tower of 600 workers, 35% of the staff is the same as 70% of the number of visitors. How many less visitors than staff are there in the office tower?

3 m
In an office tower of 600 workers, 35% of the staff is the same as 70% of the number of visitors. How many less visitors than staff are there in the office tower?

Level 3

Sarah had 70% as many candies as Xuan. Sarah gave away 10% of her candies and Xuan bought another 99 candies. As a result, Sarah now has 30% as many candies as Xuan. Find the number of candies that Xuan had at first.

5 m
Sarah had 70% as many candies as Xuan. Sarah gave away 10% of her candies and Xuan bought another 99 candies. As a result, Sarah now has 30% as many candies as Xuan. Find the number of candies that Xuan had at first.

Level 3

Peter has 70% as many marbles as George. If Peter gives away 50% of the marbles and George gives away 75% of his marbles, they will have 444 marbles altogether. How many marbles do the two of them have?

4 m
Peter has 70% as many marbles as George. If Peter gives away 50% of the marbles and George gives away 75% of his marbles, they will have 444 marbles altogether. How many marbles do the two of them have?

Level 3

Eva' salary is 30% more than Betty' salary. When their salaries are increased by 60%, their combined salaries will be $11040. How much was Eva' salary before the increase?

4 m
Eva' salary is 30% more than Betty' salary. When their salaries are increased by 60%, their combined salaries will be $11040. How much was Eva' salary before the increase?

Level 3

Vincent always saves 30% of his monthly salary. His salary for December was 40% less than that for November. His savings for December decreased by $138 as a result. What was his salary in November?

3 m
Vincent always saves 30% of his monthly salary. His salary for December was 40% less than that for November. His savings for December decreased by $138 as a result. What was his salary in November?

Level 3

One minute ago, 80% of the students in a parade square were girls. 143 more students entered the parade square. As a result, the number of girls increased by 40% and the number of boys increased by 60%. How many students are in the parade square now?

4 m
One minute ago, 80% of the students in a parade square were girls. 143 more students entered the parade square. As a result, the number of girls increased by 40% and the number of boys increased by 60%. How many students are in the parade square now?

Level 3

10 days ago, Ruth had a total of 250 green and violet stickers. 40% of her stickers were violet stickers. Today, her father gave her some more stickers. As a result, her green stickers increased by 30%. Now, 50% of her stickers are violet stickers. How many violet stickers did her father give her?

5 m
10 days ago, Ruth had a total of 250 green and violet stickers. 40% of her stickers were violet stickers. Today, her father gave her some more stickers. As a result, her green stickers increased by 30%. Now, 50% of her stickers are violet stickers. How many violet stickers did her father give her?

Level 3

On Monday, 700 more youths than children attended a concert. On Tuesday, the number of youths decreased by 30% and the number of children increased by 80%. 1240 audience attended the concert on Tuesday. If each ticket cost $12, how much money was collected from the sale of concert tickets for the two days?

5 m
On Monday, 700 more youths than children attended a concert. On Tuesday, the number of youths decreased by 30% and the number of children increased by 80%. 1240 audience attended the concert on Tuesday. If each ticket cost $12, how much money was collected from the sale of concert tickets for the two days?