## Exam-Style Question on Ratio## A mathematics exam-style question with a worked solution that can be revealed gradually |

Question id: 144. This question is similar to one that appeared on a GCSE Higher paper (specimen) for 2017. The use of a calculator is allowed.

Mrs Painter makes a large amount of orange paint by mixing red and yellow paint in the ratio 3 : 4.

- Red paint costs £70 for 14 litres.
- Yellow paint costs £49 for 14 litres.

Mrs Painter sells her orange paint in 14-litre tins for £62 per tin.

Calculate how much profit she makes for each tin she sells.

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