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# GCSE ratio and proportion question watch

1. Can someone please explain to me how to do this

Excuse the rabid highlighting
2. And this :/
3. 2 + 3 + 4 = 9.

\$510 / 9 = 56.6666666667

56.6666666667 x 2 = 113 50p coins

56.6666666667 x 3 = 170 25p Coins

56.6666666667 x 4 = 227 20p Coins
4. (Original post by AshEntropy)
2 + 3 + 4 = 9.

\$510 / 9 = 56.6666666667

56.6666666667 x 2 = 113 50p coins

56.6666666667 x 3 = 170 25p Coins

56.6666666667 x 4 = 227 20p Coins
Is there a method Without a calculator?
When I tried to divide 510 by 9 it just took too long so I thought I was doing it wrong
5. How does the bag contain dollars if the coins are in pence?
6. (Original post by medhelp)
Is there a method Without a calculator?
When I tried to divide 510 by 9 it just took too long so I thought I was doing it wrong
I'd be very surprised if they asked you to do this without a calculator...
7. (Original post by LelouchViBrit)
How does the bag contain dollars if the coins are in pence?
Poorly made question by the look of it
8. (Original post by LelouchViBrit)
How does the bag contain dollars if the coins are in pence?
(Original post by AshEntropy)
Poorly made question by the look of it
it says it " contains dollars in the form of pence", so it just means the total value of the bag is \$510

(Original post by AshEntropy)
I'd be very surprised if they asked you to do this without a calculator...
it's the BMAT lol
the **** they ask us to do without calculators is well... disturbing.

also do you have any idea how to do the second question I posted?

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