# Loyola Math1

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7. What is the sum of 546 and 379?
13. Tayo enters a number into her calculator.
3.
The calculator now shows 62.4.
What was the number that Tayo originally
keyed in ?
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14. The base of a large tank measures 3m by
2.5m.
Water is poured into the tank to a depth of
1.7m.
What is the volume of water in the tank?
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15. In a test Cynthia scored 28 marks.
If the total possible mark was 35, what
percentage of the total score did Cynthia
get?
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8. Subtract 85 from 769.
16.The average height for the five players
in a basketball team is 1.82m. The mean
height of these players and the first reserve
is 1.79m. How tall is the reserve?
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10. Multiply 27.25 by 40.
17.(a) Paul’s salary of N12,000.00 was
increased by 6%. What was his salary after
the increase?
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11. What is the remainder when 837289 is
divided by 25?
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2
of the class are absent,
5
there are 18 pupils present. What is
the total number of pupils in the class?
12. When
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(b) I bought a house for N80,000.00 and sold
it for N92,000.00.
What percentage profit did I make?
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18. There are two pieces of wood. One is
800mm long and the other is 600mm long.
The two pieces are to be cut into a total of 6
smaller pieces. The new pieces are to have
lengths 350mm, 290mm, 260mm, 190mm,
170mm and 140mm. How would you cut the
pieces?
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24. I think of a number add 6, divide the result
by 5 and the answer is 10. What number did I
think of?
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25. I think of a number, multiply it by 3 and
subtract the result from 37. The answer is 19.
What number did I think of?
19. In a class, 3/5 of the pupils were girls. &frac14;
of the boys in the class were absent. 2/15 of
the whole class were absent. There were 9
boys present.
(i) How many boys are in the class? _______
Ans:_____________________________
(ii) How many girls are in the class? _______
How many chickens would I get for 6 ducks?
26. At a barter market I can exchange 2
ducks for 3 chickens, 5 chickens for 2 fishes
and 4 fishes for 7 snails.
(iii) How many girls were present? _________
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20. The 13 girls in a class got an average
mark of 70 in a test. The 7 boys in the same
class got an average mark of 60 in the same
test. What is the average mark for the whole
class?
Ans:______________________________
21. In a secondary school, the first activity
starts at 8.05 a.m. If there are three activities
to be done which take 35 minutes each, and
then a break period at the end of these
activities, at what time does the break starts?
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22. Last year in Gboko there were 75
reported cases of chicken pox. This year the
number dropped by 16%. How many cases
have been reported this year.
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23. When a farmer digs up 80kg of cocoyams,
she finds that 25% are rotten. Of the
remaining healthy cocoyams, 10% are too
small to sell. What is the mass of healthy
cocoyams large enough to sell?
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How many fishes would I get for 10 ducks?
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How many snails could I exchange for 20
ducks?
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38
16
in an English test,
in a
50
20
Maths test and 79% in a Science test.
27. Charles gets
(a) In which subject did he do best?
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(b) In which subject did he do worst?
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28. When roasting a chicken Oare allows a
cooking time of 20 minutes per half kilogram
and then adds an extra 30 minutes.
(a)How long in minutes does she take to roast
a 2.5kg chicken?
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28. (b) If she cooks a chicken for 90 minutes,
how much did the chicken weigh?
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29. In September 1999, there were 350 pupils
at LJC. The ratio of girls to boys was 3:4
(i) Work out how many girls were at the
school in September 1999.
32. Three people shared N35,000 from an
inheritance. Ibi received half as much as
Isioma, and Isioma received half as much as
Uzoma. How much did each one receive?
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33. Train travels at 40 km per hour. How far
will it travel in 1 hour 36 minutes?
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By September 2000, the number of girls had
increased by 8%
(ii) Find how many girls were at LJC in
September 2000.
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The number of boys at the school also
increased.
34. In 2006 Ubong will be half as old as her
mother. How old is her mother now if Ubong
is 17 now?
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35. In a bag of apples 2 are green, 1/3 are
red, and the remainder are yellow. If there
are 23 yellow apples in the bag, what is the
total number of apples?
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For every 5 boys in September 1999, there
were 7 boys in September 2000.
(iii) Find the number of boys at the school in
September 2000.
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(iv) How many pupils were there at LJC in
September 2000?
36. February 27, 2008 is a Wednesday. What
is the date of the following Wednesday?
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37. Chinedu missed his school bus by 2
minutes so he walked to school, which took
him 27 minutes, arriving 6 minutes late for
class at 8:11 a.m. At what time should he
have caught the bus?
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30. At a 20% off sale, a toy sold for N80.
What was the original price?
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31. If you divide N120 between Uche and
Obioma in the ratio of 1 to 3 respectively, how
much does each one get?
Ans:_____________________________
38. Because he did not want to turn on the
lights in the bedroom at 4:00 a.m. and disturb
his sleeping wife and children, Ahmad
selected his socks from a shelf in the dark.
He wanted a pair of dark blue or black socks,
which were located by themselves on a
certain shelf in the closet. In the dark how
many socks should he take from that shelf to
ensure he had one pair that matched?
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43.
A
B
The diagram above shows a rectangular park
with a walkway one metre wide sourrounding
it. The park measures 8 metres by 4 metres,
what is:
C
D
(a) the area of the park?
Its area is ________________ squares.
Ans: _________________________sq. m.
44. Put the letters A, B, D, E, F, G, and H into
the circles in the diagram below in such a way
that no letter is connected by a line to the
letter that is next to it in the alphabet.
39.
WALKWAY
PARK
(b) the area of the walkway?
Complete the lines in the shape ABCD above
to divide it into squares.
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40.
Eight hundreds – four fifties = two fifties + ?
Use the space below for your working and the
C
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41. How many triangles can you find in this
figure?
45. If A x B = 24, C x D = 32, B x D = 48, and
B x C = 24, what does A x B x C x D equal?
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42. How many squares can you find in this
shape?
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46. What number comes next in this series?
9, 16, 25, 36,
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47. Two numbers are in the ratio 2:3 and their
sum is 20, What is the larger number?
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48. What number exceeds 1,949 by the same
amount as 5,000 exceeds 1,806?
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49. The product of two numbers is 16&frac12;. One
of them is 8&frac14;. What is their difference?
57. An Old miser saves all the candle stubs
she has burnt.
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50. What is the number nearest to 800, which
is exactly divisible by 9?
From every nine stubs she can make a whole
candle. If the miser has 345 stubs, what is the
highest number of new candles she can
possibly make?
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51. In a school 45% are boys and there are
220 girls. How many boys are there?
58.
B
A
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0
2
The value at A is 0.2. What is the value at B?
52. A man traveling at 40km per hour covered
a distance in 3 hours. If he traveled at 45km
per hour, what time could he have saved?
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59. A 3 by 3 magic square contains the
numbers 1 to 9, each used once only.
53. If the length and breadth of a lawn are
doubled, what is the percentage increase in
its area?
The sum of any row or column or diagonal is
always equal to the same number.
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Complete these to make magic squares.
54. The cost for an extended telegram is
N6.00 for the first ten words and then 45kobo
per word for each additional word. What is the
cost of a telegram of 15 words?
(a)
4
7
6
(b) 6
2
8
4
5
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55. A village has 500 men and 700 women. If
a man pays N1.15 and a woman pays
65kobo, how much should be collected in the
village?
60.
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56. Tunde has enough food to last 64 goats
for 72 days. How long can the food last 48
goats?
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64 cubes fit exactly inside a 4 x 4 x 4 opentopped box.
How many cubes do not touch either the side
or bottom of the box?
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61. These pictures show a cactus plant at
different times.
metres
metres
metres
2.0
2.0
2.0
1.5
1.5
1.5
1.0
1.0
1.0
0.5
0.5
0.5
1 year old
3 years old
5 years old
(a) How tall was the plant when it was 1 year
old?
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(b) How tall was the plant when it was 5 years
old?
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(c) How much did it grow between 1 year old
and 3 years old?
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(d) How much did it grow between 1 year old
and 5 years old?
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