Zephyrus had 3 bird cages.
Each bird cage had 10 birds in it.
He then bought two more cages and spread the birds evenly between the 5 cages.
How many birds were then in each cage?
`5`  `6`  `8`  `9` 




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Zephyrus had 3 bird cages.
Each bird cage had 10 birds in it.
He then bought two more cages and spread the birds evenly between the 5 cages.
How many birds were then in each cage?
`5`  `6`  `8`  `9` 




`6`
`text(Total birds)`  `= 3 xx 10` 
`= 30` 
`:.\ text(Birds in each of 5 cages)`
`= 30 ÷ 5`
`= 6`
Kirk, Spock and McCoy share a box of plums.
Kirk and Spock get `1/7` of the plums each.
What fraction of the box of the plums does McCoy get?
`1/7`  `2/7`  `5/7`  `6/7` 




`5/7`
`text(Fraction that Kirk and Spock receive)`
`= 1/7 + 1/7`
`= 2/7`
`:.\ text(Fraction left for McCoy)`
`= 1  2/7`
`= 5/7`
Basil has a van that is 3 meters long.
His son Cady has a toy van that is 5 cm long.
How many times as long as Cady's toy van is Basil's truck?
`15`  `20`  `60`  `150`  `600` 





`60`
`text(Length of Basil's van = 300 cm)`
`:.\ text(Times longer)`  `= 300 ÷ 5` 
`= 60` 
Nug had a $10 note only.
At the service station, he bought 6 sherbert cones that cost $0.80 each.
How much change should he get?
`$4.40`  `$4.80`  `$5.20`  `$5.60` 




`$5.20`
`text(Change)`  `= 10  (6 xx 0.80)` 
`= 10  4.80`  
`= $5.20` 
Barry has a money jar that contains 1 dollar, 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent and 5 cent coins only.
If he buys a pavlova worth $3.65, what is the minimum amount of coins he can pay with?
`5`  `6`  `7`  `8`  `10` 





`6`
`text(Minimum number of coins would be:)`
`3 xx $1`
`1 xx 50\ text(c)`
`1 xx 10\ text(c)`
`1 xx 5\ text(c)`
`:.\ text(A minimum of 6 coins is needed.)`
A birthday cake is cut into 12 equal pieces.
Only the shaded pieces below are left.
What percentage represents the amount of cake left?
`text(20%)`  `text(25%)`  `text(27.5%)`  `text(33%)` 




`text(33%)`
`text(Percentage)`  `=text(pieces left)/text(total pieces)` 
`= 4/12`  
`= 1/3`  
`= 33.33... text(%)` 
Which is the correct expression for 22.8952 rounded to 2 decimal places?
`23.00`  `22.90`  `22.89`  `22.80` 




`22.90`
`22.8952 = 22.90\ \ text(2 d.p.)`
Dars has 560 grams of ice cream.
He serves it in 8 equal servings.
How much does the ice cream in each serving weigh?
60 g  70 g  80 g  90 g 




`text(70 g)`
`text(Weight of 1 serving)`  `= 1/8 xx 560` 
`= 70\ text(grams)` 
Manou's French restaurant took in $8321.70 on Valentine's Day.
Pete's Paleo restaurant took in $3190.85 on the same night.
How much more money did Manou's restaurant take in than Pete's on Valentine's Day?
$ 
`$5130.85`
`$8321.70  $3190.85`
`= $5130.85`
The diameter of Jupiter is approximately 139 000 kilometres.
Which of these shows 139 000 in scientific notation?
`1.39 xx 10^4`  `1.39 xx 10^5`  `1.39 xx 10^6`  `1.39 xx 10^7` 




`1.39 xx 10^5`
`139\ 000`  `= 1.39 xx 100\ 000` 
`= 1.39 xx 10^5` 