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Level 2

The ratio of coconuts to mangosteens is 2 : 7. If 348 mangosteens was added, the ratio of coconuts to mangosteens will be 2 : 11. How many more mangosteens than coconuts are there in the end?

2 m
The ratio of coconuts to mangosteens is 2 : 7. If 348 mangosteens was added, the ratio of coconuts to mangosteens will be 2 : 11. How many more mangosteens than coconuts are there in the end?

Level 3

The ratio of the boys to the girls in school were 5 : 2. After 6 boys went home and 8 new girls came, there were 7 more boys than girls in schools. Find the number of children in school at first.

3 m
The ratio of the boys to the girls in school were 5 : 2. After 6 boys went home and 8 new girls came, there were 7 more boys than girls in schools. Find the number of children in school at first.

Level 2

Mrs Yap bought 1820 notebooks. She planned to give every boy 7 notebooks each while every girl is given 4 notebooks each. The ratio of the number of girls to boys in the hall was 7 : 4. How many more boys than girls are there?

2 m
Mrs Yap bought 1820 notebooks. She planned to give every boy 7 notebooks each while every girl is given 4 notebooks each. The ratio of the number of girls to boys in the hall was 7 : 4. How many more boys than girls are there?

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

The amount of lemon syrup to the amount of water in Cup A is in the ratio 2 : 5. The amount of lemon syrup to the amount of water in Cup B is in the ratio 1 : 6. There is an equal amount of lemon syrup in both cups. Cup B contains 189 mℓ more water than Cup A. What is the amount of lemon syrup in Cup A? Leave the answer in mℓ.

3 m
The amount of lemon syrup to the amount of water in Cup A is in the ratio 2 : 5. The amount of lemon syrup to the amount of water in Cup B is in the ratio 1 : 6. There is an equal amount of lemon syrup in both cups. Cup B contains 189 mℓ more water than Cup A. What is the amount of lemon syrup in Cup A? Leave the answer in mℓ.

Level 3

Mrs Lu had a total of 520 purple and yellow lilies in the ratio of 8 : 5. After she had given away 6 times as many purple lilies as yellow lilies, the number of purple and yellow lilies left was in the ratio of 10 : 9. How many more purple lilies than yellow lilies did she give away?

5 m
Mrs Lu had a total of 520 purple and yellow lilies in the ratio of 8 : 5. After she had given away 6 times as many purple lilies as yellow lilies, the number of purple and yellow lilies left was in the ratio of 10 : 9. How many more purple lilies than yellow lilies did she give away?

Level 3

David, Ethan and Tim have some marbles. The ratios of their marbles are as follows:

David : (David + Ethan + Tim) = 1 : 5

Ethan : (David + Tim) = 1 : 3

Tim has 42 marbles more than Ethan. In the end, Tim gives away all he has to Ethan and David so that both Ethan and David end up with the same number of marbles, how many marbles has Ethan received from Tim?

4 m
David, Ethan and Tim have some marbles. The ratios of their marbles are as follows:

David : (David + Ethan + Tim) = 1 : 5

Ethan : (David + Tim) = 1 : 3

Tim has 42 marbles more than Ethan. In the end, Tim gives away all he has to Ethan and David so that both Ethan and David end up with the same number of marbles, how many marbles has Ethan received from Tim?

Level 3

Oscar bought some mangosteens and coconuts in the ratio of 2 : 5 respectively. The cost of a mangosteen was $1.50 more than the cost of a coconut. He spent a total of $81 buying the mangosteens and coconuts. The total cost of the coconuts was $9 more than the total cost of the mangosteens. How much did 1 mangosteen cost?

5 m
Oscar bought some mangosteens and coconuts in the ratio of 2 : 5 respectively. The cost of a mangosteen was $1.50 more than the cost of a coconut. He spent a total of $81 buying the mangosteens and coconuts. The total cost of the coconuts was $9 more than the total cost of the mangosteens. How much did 1 mangosteen cost?

Level 3

Rachel had 2060 mℓ more orange juice than Yvonne. After Rachel gave Yvonne 550 mℓ of orange juice, the ratio of Rachel's orange juice to Yvonne's orange juice became 5 : 2. How much orange juice did Rachel have at first? Give your answer in millilitres.

4 m
Rachel had 2060 mℓ more orange juice than Yvonne. After Rachel gave Yvonne 550 mℓ of orange juice, the ratio of Rachel's orange juice to Yvonne's orange juice became 5 : 2. How much orange juice did Rachel have at first? Give your answer in millilitres.

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?