Questions from Uriel

24 Feb

1.         Mdm Choo buys a carton of orange juice.  Her husband drinks 1/4  of the orange juice in the carton while her children share the remaining orange juice.  If each child drinks 1/8 of the orange juice in the carton, how many children does she have?

2.         Jovan collected 84 country erasers and ice-cream sticks.  After giving away 18 country erasers, there were 5/6  as many country erasers as ice-cream sticks left.  How many country erasers did Jovan collect?

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3.         At a car park, the ratio of the number of cars to the number of vans was 5 : 2.  The ratio of the number of vans to the number of motorcycles was 3 : 5.

(a) What was the ratio of the number of cars to the number of vans to the number of motorcycles at the car park?

(b) After 126 cars drove off, 1/3 of the remaining vehicles at the car park were cars.  How many vehicles remained at the car park?

4.         Howard has $m.  His brother has 4 times as much money as him and has $28 more than his sister.

(a) Find, in terms of m, the amount of money Howard’s sister has.

(b) If m = 12, how much money does Howard’s sister have?

Please click the following link for suggested solutions: Questions from Uriel 24.02.13

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