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- Simultaneous Shopping Find the cost of the individual items in shopping baskets (introduction to simultaneous equations).
- Superfluous Find a strategy to figure out the values of the letters used in these calculations.
- Simultaneous Equations Video Learn to solve simultaneous equations from the very basic to those containing quadratics. This video is to help you do the online, self-marking exercise.
- Simultaneous Equations A self-marking, multi-level set of exercises on solving pairs of simultaneous equations.
- Simultaneous Solutions Arrange the given pairs of simultaneous equations in groups to show whether they have no solution, one solution or infinite solutions.
- Unbeknownst Some picture grid puzzles which can be solved by using simultaneous equations.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*Solve the simultaneous equations*" ... more - "
*Solve the simultaneous equations:*" ... more - "
*A rectangular sheet of paper can be cut into two identical rectangular pieces in two different ways, either by cutting along line A or by cutting along line B.*" ... more - "
*Two numbers are chosen so that the sum of their squares is 25.*" ... more - "
*\(y = a \times b^{x – 2}\) where \(a\) and \(b\) are numbers.*" ... more - "
*The prices of two watches are in the ratio \(a:b\).*" ... more

Here are some Advanced Starters on this statement:

**Fruit Snacks**

Work out the numbers of each type of fruit bought for snacks more**Two real numbers**

The sum of the reciprocals of two real numbers is -1, and the sum of their cubes is 4. What are they? more

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