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1) Megan and Rosalind shared 50 sweets in a ratio of y : 9.
If Megan received 32 sweets, what is the value of y?
The value of y =

2) Reuben and Ron shared $500 between them in a ratio of 7 : x.
If Reuben received $350 what is the value of x?
The value of x =

3) The ratio of Melinda’s age to Margarita’s age is 4 : 5. Melinda is 12 years old.
After 3 years, what will the ratio of Melinda’s age to Margarita’s age be?
The ratio is 5 :

4) Last month, the ratio of Peter’s and Paul’s expenditures was x : 6. This month, Peter’s expenditure increased by $392 to $840, whereas Paul’s expenditure remained the same.
The ratio of Peter’s expenditure to Paul’s expenditure is now 5 : 8.
Find the value of x.
The value of x =

5) Jaime and Jackie divided 64 stamps between themselves in the ratio 3 : 5.
How many stamps did Jaime and Jackie have respectively?
Jaime received stamps, and Jackie received stamps

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