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### 2014, March 9

1. Jonathan and Benjamin started brisk walking from Point A but in opposite direction. After walking for 3/4 h, they were 7.2 km apart. Jonathan’s speed was 1.4 km/h slower than Benjamin.

(a) Find Jonathan’s speed.

(b) If Benjamin continued to brisk walk for another 1/2 h, find the total distance covered by him. Give your answer correct to 1 decimal place.

2. The figure below consists of a circle, a rectangle and an isosceles triangle overlapping one another. The ratio of the area of the circle to the area of the triangle to the area of the rectangle is 7 : 5 : 3.

1/4 of the triangle is shaded. The overlapped area of the circle and the triangle is 1/4 the area of the circle. The overlapped area of the circle and the rectangle is 1/4 the area of the circle. What percentage of the figure is unshaded? Give your answer in 2 decimal places.

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