## Q&A - P5 Math

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Hi, can any kind soul help me in this question? Many thanks in advance!

A container contains a number of chocolate n banana muffifns in the ratio 5:2. After removing 10 chocolate muffins n adding another 4 banana muffins, the ratio became 3:2. How many chocolate muffins were there in the container in the end?

A container contains a number of chocolate n banana muffifns in the ratio 5:2. After removing 10 chocolate muffins n adding another 4 banana muffins, the ratio became 3:2. How many chocolate muffins were there in the container in the end?

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Pls help:

There are 7 basketball teams in a school.

Each team will have to play each of the other teams.

How many games are played if each plays each of the other teams:

(A) only once (B) twice?

There are 7 basketball teams in a school.

Each team will have to play each of the other teams.

How many games are played if each plays each of the other teams:

(A) only once (B) twice?

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Hi ttlkbs,ttlkbs wrote:Pls help:

There are 7 basketball teams in a school.

Each team will have to play each of the other teams.

How many games are played if each plays each of the other teams:

(A) only once (B) twice?

One possible solution:

**Use a Formula**:

Number of games → (Teams) x (Teams - 1) / 2

a) (7 x [7 - 1]) / 2 =

**21 games**

b) 7 x [7 - 1] =

**42 games**

There is one particular book at Popular Book store that has more of such questions, and other similar questions.

Please let us know if you still need help.

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speedmaths.com wrote:Hi ttlkbs,ttlkbs wrote:Pls help:

There are 7 basketball teams in a school.

Each team will have to play each of the other teams.

How many games are played if each plays each of the other teams:

(A) only once (B) twice?

One possible solution:

Use a Formula:

Number of games → (Teams) x (Teams - 1) / 2

a) (7 x [7 - 1]) / 2 =21 games

b) 7 x [7 - 1] =42 games

There is one particular book at Popular Book store that has more of such questions, and other similar questions.

Please let us know if you still need help.

Cheers

speedmaths

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Hi. Pls show me how to solve these 2 questions. Thank you!

1) Gabriel bought 8 boxes of pens. There were 20 pens in each box. He sold 3/5 of them at $1.30 each. 3/4 of the remaining pens were sold at 4/5 of its original price. He then gave away the rest of the pens. Gabriel found that he collected $67.80 more than what he paid for the pens.

How much did Gabriel spend on buying the pens? (Ans: $106.02)

2) On a table, there are 98 red and white unit cubes. 5/8 of the red and half of the white cubes are joined. There is an equal number of joined and loose red and white unit cubes.

How many more red than white unit cubes are there on the table? (Ans: 14 more)

1) Gabriel bought 8 boxes of pens. There were 20 pens in each box. He sold 3/5 of them at $1.30 each. 3/4 of the remaining pens were sold at 4/5 of its original price. He then gave away the rest of the pens. Gabriel found that he collected $67.80 more than what he paid for the pens.

How much did Gabriel spend on buying the pens? (Ans: $106.02)

2) On a table, there are 98 red and white unit cubes. 5/8 of the red and half of the white cubes are joined. There is an equal number of joined and loose red and white unit cubes.

How many more red than white unit cubes are there on the table? (Ans: 14 more)

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1) Gabriel bought 8 boxes of pens. There were 20 pens in each box. He sold 3/5 of them at $1.30 each. 3/4 of the remaining pens were sold at 4/5 of its original price. He then gave away the rest of the pens. Gabriel found that he collected $67.80 more than what he paid for the pens. How much did Gabriel spend on buying the pens?

Find the number of pens: 8 x 20 = 160

Find how many Gabriel sold at first: 160 / 5 x 3 = 96

How much he earned at first: 96 x 1.3 = 124.8

3/4 of remaining pens: 160 - 96 = 64. 64 /4 x 3 = 48

Cost of 1 of 3/4 of the remaining pens: 1.3 / 5 x 4 = 1.04

Cost of 3/4 of the remaining pens: 1.04 x 48 = 49.92

How much Gabriel earned: 49.92 + 124.8 = 174.72

How much Gabriel bought for the pens: 174.72 - 67.80 = 106.92 (Answer)

Find the number of pens: 8 x 20 = 160

Find how many Gabriel sold at first: 160 / 5 x 3 = 96

How much he earned at first: 96 x 1.3 = 124.8

3/4 of remaining pens: 160 - 96 = 64. 64 /4 x 3 = 48

Cost of 1 of 3/4 of the remaining pens: 1.3 / 5 x 4 = 1.04

Cost of 3/4 of the remaining pens: 1.04 x 48 = 49.92

How much Gabriel earned: 49.92 + 124.8 = 174.72

How much Gabriel bought for the pens: 174.72 - 67.80 = 106.92 (Answer)

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Violet04, thank u for yr help!violet04 wrote:1) Gabriel bought 8 boxes of pens. There were 20 pens in each box. He sold 3/5 of them at $1.30 each. 3/4 of the remaining pens were sold at 4/5 of its original price. He then gave away the rest of the pens. Gabriel found that he collected $67.80 more than what he paid for the pens. How much did Gabriel spend on buying the pens?

Find the number of pens: 8 x 20 = 160

Find how many Gabriel sold at first: 160 / 5 x 3 = 96

How much he earned at first: 96 x 1.3 = 124.8

3/4 of remaining pens: 160 - 96 = 64. 64 /4 x 3 = 48

Cost of 1 of 3/4 of the remaining pens: 1.3 / 5 x 4 = 1.04

Cost of 3/4 of the remaining pens: 1.04 x 48 = 49.92

How much Gabriel earned: 49.92 + 124.8 = 174.72

How much Gabriel bought for the pens: 174.72 - 67.80 = 106.92 (Answer)

### URGENT P5 MATH PROBLEM

Hi parents, pls help me to solve the math problem!

Betty had some beads. She gave Tricia 1/5 of the beads and 2 more. Then she gave half of the remaining and 5 more to Lovell. If Betty had 12 beads left, how many beads did she have at first?

Betty had some beads. She gave Tricia 1/5 of the beads and 2 more. Then she gave half of the remaining and 5 more to Lovell. If Betty had 12 beads left, how many beads did she have at first?

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Can you explain the logic behind? Thanks a million!Maths Tutor Mr. Lim wrote:96/2 - 20 = ans

triangles with common base or height

Maths, make it easy!