Question:

Level 3 PSLE

At first, Leah had a total of 66 blue and purple balloons. 17 purple balloons burst. She then increased the number of blue balloons by 75%. After that, Leah had a total of 79 balloons. How many purple balloons did she have at first?

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At first, Leah had a total of 66 blue and purple balloons. 17 purple balloons burst. She then increased the number of blue balloons by 75%. After that, Leah had a total of 79 balloons. How many purple balloons did she have at first?

Level 2

Can drinks are sold in packs of 3 and each pack costs $2.50. Find the most number of can drinks that can be bought with a $10 note if the can drinks are sold at a discount of 20%.

Can drinks are sold in packs of 3 and each pack costs $2.50. Find the most number of can drinks that can be bought with a $10 note if the can drinks are sold at a discount of 20%.

3 m

Level 2

Peter and Gabriel went to buy mobile phones at a sale. The usual price of 1 mobile phone was $600 each.

**SALE**
Buy 1 mobile phone at 15% discount

Buy 2 or more mobile phones at 25% discount each

3 m
Peter and Gabriel went to buy mobile phones at a sale. The usual price of 1 mobile phone was $600 each.

Buy 2 or more mobile phones at 25% discount each

- Peter bought 1 mobile phone. How much did he pay?
- What is the maximum number of mobile phones Gabriel can buy if he has $7000?

Level 3

Wendy has a bag containing some violet and blue lollipops. If she adds in 15 violet lollipops, 25% of the lollipops in the bag are blue. If she adds in another 25 blue lollipops, 40% of the lollipops in the bag are blue. How many violet lollipops are in the bag?

3 m
Wendy has a bag containing some violet and blue lollipops. If she adds in 15 violet lollipops, 25% of the lollipops in the bag are blue. If she adds in another 25 blue lollipops, 40% of the lollipops in the bag are blue. How many violet lollipops are in the bag?

Level 2

During a sale, Kimberly bought a skirt and a coat at a discount. She paid a total of $141.10 on these two items. She paid $20.50 more on the skirt than on the coat.

3 m
During a sale, Kimberly bought a skirt and a coat at a discount. She paid a total of $141.10 on these two items. She paid $20.50 more on the skirt than on the coat.

- How much did she pay for the skirt?
- Kimberly received a total discount of $33.20 for the skirt and the coat. What is the percentage discount given by the shop? Give your answer correct to 1 decimal place.

Level 2

Tommy bought two lamps that cost $171 each before Goods and Service Tax (GST).

3 m
Tommy bought two lamps that cost $171 each before Goods and Service Tax (GST).

- Given that GST was charged at 8%, how much GST did Tommy have to pay for one lamp?
- What was the total cost of the lamps, inclusive of GST?

Level 2

Lisa had $451200. She invested 20% of it and put the rest in an account that gave her 3.5% interest in a year. How much would she have in the account at the end of the first year?

3 m
Lisa had $451200. She invested 20% of it and put the rest in an account that gave her 3.5% interest in a year. How much would she have in the account at the end of the first year?

Level 2

The marked price of a coat was $80. After a 30% discount, the shopkeeper still makes a $6 profit.

3 m
The marked price of a coat was $80. After a 30% discount, the shopkeeper still makes a $6 profit.

- What is the cost price of the coat?
- What is the profit in percentage?

Level 3

The cost price of a shirt is 30% less than that of the jacket. A profit of 25% is made when the jacket is sold for $50. What is the cost price of the shirt?

3 m
The cost price of a shirt is 30% less than that of the jacket. A profit of 25% is made when the jacket is sold for $50. What is the cost price of the shirt?

Level 2

The table shows the prices of a similar dress from two different malls.

The table shows the prices of a similar dress from two different malls.

- Which mall sells the dress at a cheaper price? (A or B)
- How much cheaper is the dress?

3 m