Question:

Level 2

A pen costs $z while a book costs 90¢ less than the pen.

3 m
A pen costs $z while a book costs 90¢ less than the pen.

- What is the cost of 2 pens and 1 book? Express your answer in terms of p in its simplest form.
- 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?

Level 3

Angela had $112w left after she spent^{5}_{7} of her money on a wallet. Then she spent the remaining money on shirts at $16w each.

3 m
Angela had $112w left after she spent

- How much money did Angela spend on the wallet?
- How many shirts did she buy?

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.

3 m
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.

- What is Marvin's mass in terms of p?
- If p = 10, what is Marvin's mass?

Level 3

The table shows the number of pens sold at a bookshop last week.

The table shows the number of pens sold at a bookshop last week.

- What was the total number of pens sold last week? Express your answer in terms of b the simplest form.
- If b = 20, how many pens were sold on Sunday?

3 m

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.

3 m
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.

- How much did the TV set cost? Express your answer in terms of c.
- If c = $2, how much did the TV set cost?

Level 3

Abel has b coins. Bobby has three times as many coins as Abel but 8 coins fewer than Jason.

3 m
Abel has b coins. Bobby has three times as many coins as Abel but 8 coins fewer than Jason.

- How many coins do they have altogether? (Express your answer in terms of b).
- If b = 9, how many stamps do the three boys have altogether?

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,

3 m
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,

- Express the amount of money that Lina had at first in terms of j.
- If j = 10, find the amount of money that the two ladies had left after shopping.

Level 3

Margaret bought c kg of mangoes at $k per kg and w kg of papaya at $y per kg.

3 m
Margaret bought c kg of mangoes at $k per kg and w kg of papaya at $y per kg.

- Find the amount that she paid for the fruits in terms of c, k, w and y.
- 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?

Level 3

Tom has $a. Randy has $2m more than Tom. Wayne has $3n less than Randy.

3 m
Tom has $a. Randy has $2m more than Tom. Wayne has $3n less than Randy.

- Find the amount of money Wayne has in terms of x, m and n.
- Find the total amount of money the three boys have in terms of x, m and n.
- If a= 20, m = 7 and n = 8, how much does Wayne have?

Level 3

A plate cost $b. A bowl cost $20 less than the plate.

3 m
A plate cost $b. A bowl cost $20 less than the plate.

- Mother bought 2 plates and 1 bowl. How much did Mother pay in terms of b?
- If b = 98, find the total amount that Mother paid.