Level 2
A pen costs $z while a book costs 90¢ less than the pen.
  1. What is the cost of 2 pens and 1 book? Express your answer in terms of p in its simplest form.
  2. Abel wants to buy 2 pens and 1 book but is short of 30 cents. If the book costs $1.10, how much money does Alex have?
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Level 3
Angela had $112w left after she spent 57 of her money on a wallet. Then she spent the remaining money on shirts at $16w each.
  1. How much money did Angela spend on the wallet?
  2. How many shirts did she buy?
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Level 3
The total mass of Cindy, Jen and Marvin is 15p kg. Cindy has a mass of 5p kg. Jen is 2 kg heavier than Cindy.
  1. What is Marvin's mass in terms of p?
  2. If p = 10, what is Marvin's mass?
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Level 3
The table shows the number of pens sold at a bookshop last week.
  1. What was the total number of pens sold last week? Express your answer in terms of b the simplest form.
  2. If b = 20, how many pens were sold on Sunday?
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Level 3
Sam saved $9 each day and Joelle saved $c more than Sam each day. After 2 weeks, they were still short of $30 to buy a TV set.
  1. How much did the TV set cost? Express your answer in terms of c.
  2. If c = $2, how much did the TV set cost?
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Level 3
Abel has b coins. Bobby has three times as many coins as Abel but 8 coins fewer than Jason.
  1. How many coins do they have altogether? (Express your answer in terms of b).
  2. If b = 9, how many stamps do the three boys have altogether?
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Level 3
Lina and Wendy went shopping. After Lina spent $85j, Wendy had 5 times as much as Lina. If Lina had $21j more than Wendy at first,
  1. Express the amount of money that Lina had at first in terms of j.
  2. If j = 10, find the amount of money the two ladies had left after shopping.
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Level 3
Margaret bought c kg of mangoes at $k per kg and w kg of papaya at $y per kg.
  1. Find the amount she paid for the fruits in terms of c, k, w and y.
  2. If c = 8, k = 7, w = 5 and y = 4, how much change did Mrs Lim receive if she paid the fruit seller with a $100 note?
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Level 3
Tom has $a. Randy has $2m more than Tom. Wayne has $3n less than Randy.
  1. Find the amount of money Wayne has in terms of x, m and n.
  2. Find the total amount of money the three boys have in terms of x, m and n.
  3. If a= 20, m = 7 and n = 8, how much does Wayne have?
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Level 3
A plate cost $b. A bowl cost $20 less than the plate.
  1. Mother bought 2 plates and 1 bowl. How much did Mother pay in terms of b?
  2. If b = 98, find the total amount Mother paid.
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