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Cynthia and Meryl had a collection of dolls in the ratio 9 : 5. If Cynthia gave 17 of her dolls to Meryl , both would then have the same number of dolls. Calculate the total number of dolls both of them had.
The ratio of the number of fruits in stall 1 to that in stall 2 is 5 : 2. If 78 fruits are transferred from stall 2 to stall 1, the number of fruits in stall 1 will be 13 times the number of fruits in stall 2. How many more fruits are there in stall 1 than in stall 2?
A coconut vendor sold all his coconuts to shops X, Y and Z. Shop X purchased `4/13` of the coconuts. Shops Y and Z purchased the remaining coconuts in the ratio of 11 : 7. If shops X and Z purchased a total of 75 coconuts, how many coconuts did the coconut vendor sell?
Amy, Janice and Nicole baked some cookies together on Sunday. Amy baked `3/8` of the total number of cookies. The rest of the cookies were baked by Janice and Nicole in the ratio of 11 : 14. If they baked a total of 240 cookies, how many more cookies than Janice did Amy bake?
In a school, `4/7` of the students study German. The rest, in the ratio 11 : 10, study French and Japanese respectively. The total number of students who study German and French is 725 more than the number of students who study Japanese. How many students are there in the school altogether?
Kylie, Tiara and Shirley pooled a certain amount of money for a noble cause. Kylie contributed `7/20` of the total amount. The rest of the money was given by Tiara and Shirley in the ratio of 17 : 9. The total amount contributed by Kylie and Shirley was $630 more than that contributed by Tiara. Calculate the average amount of money contributed by each of the three girls. ...
The ratio of the volume of orange juice in a jug to that in a tumbler was 17 : 11. Katherine poured out 40 mI of the juice from the jug to the tumbler. The tumbler now had 3 times the volume of juice in the jug. What was the total volume of orange juice in both the containers at first?
The ratio of the number of plants in two gardens, A and B, was 5 : 7 initially. Some time later, 138 plants from garden B were removed and at the same time 138 new plants were planted in garden A. Following this, the ratio of the number of plants in gardens A and B became 2 : 1. At present, how many more plants than garden B does garden A have?