CIE Mathematics Paper-1: Specimen Questions 128 - 130 of 175

Question number: 128

Short Answer Question▾

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Solve 79÷226 , Answer as a fraction in its lowest terms.

Explanation

Here, 79÷22679÷146

Now, if we inverse denominator of it will give multiplication: 79×614=13

Question number: 129

Essay Question▾

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A 5 years old boy has 2 given by her mother to buy chocolates. He buys 5 chocolates of price 20 cents each and 8 chocolates of price 10 cents each. How much money does he has left?

Explanation

Here, a 5 years old boy has 2.

  • He buys 5 chocolates of price 20 cents each.

So, 1chocolate=20cents

Then 5chocolates=?cents

5×20=100cents

  • He also buys 8 chocolates of price 10 cents each.

So, for 8 chocolates price = 10×8=80cents.

So, he spends total of 80+100=180cents.

Now, 100cents=1

So, 180cents=?

180×1100=1.8hespends

So, he has left 21.8=0.2=20cents

Question number: 130

Short Answer Question▾

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Monalisha weighs up her vegetables to the nearest 5 grams. She weighs up a Potato as 50 grams. Complete the statement below.

______________g>weightofpotato_____________g

Explanation

Here, Monalisha weighs up her vegetables to the nearest 5 grams and she weighs up a Potato as 50 grams.

  • If weight is 52.5 which is middle of 55 and 50 then it will weigh by nearest weight 50 g.
  • If weight is 47.5 which is middle of 45 and 50 then it will weigh by 50 g.
  • So, Statement will be like this: 52.5>weightofpotato(~50g)47.5 .
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