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Edexcel GCSE Maths Specification B (Modular) Higher Revision Guide & Workbook Sample

# Edexcel GCSE Maths Specification B (Modular) Higher Revision Guide & Workbook Sample

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This is our GCSE Maths Specification B (Modular) Higher sample booklet, containing pages from our revision guide and our corresponding workbook, both available here: www.pearsonschools.co.uk/reviseedexcel

This is our GCSE Maths Specification B (Modular) Higher sample booklet, containing pages from our revision guide and our corresponding workbook, both available here: www.pearsonschools.co.uk/reviseedexcel

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dexcel GCSE Maths Specification B (Modular) Higher Revision Guide Samplwww.pearsonschools.co.uk/reviseedexcel

Questions on this topic are targeted at the grades indicated.
18
UNIT 1
DCB A A
*
Ratio
Ratios are often used in real-lifesituations such as cooking. Jared is preparing the ingredients for apizza.He uses cheese, topping and dough in theratio 2 : 3 : 5.He uses 70 grams of dough.How many grams of topping will Jared use?
cheese : topping : dough2 : 3 : 5? : ? : 70 g
70

__

5

143
14
42 g of topping
Ratios are used to compare quantities. You can ﬁ nd EQUIVALENT RATIOS by multiplying or dividing by the same number.A ratio can be written as a fraction.In a drama group, if the ratio of boys to girlsis 2 : 5, then
2

__

7

of the group are boys and
5

__

7

are girls.
5 : 910 : 181 : 1.8
2
2
10
10
This equivalent ratio isin the form 1 :
. This is useful forcalculations.
You can use ratios to work outwhich of these jars of honey isbetter VALUE FOR MONEY.
A
N
D
A
R
D
5
0

£
2
.
7
0
O
N
E

Y

P
E
R
8
0

£
3
.
1
9
O
N
E

Y
450

:

2701

:

0.6
450
450
580

:

3191

:

0.55
580
580
The cost per gram is 0.6 p. The cost per gram is 0.55 p. The SUPER jar is better value for money because it costs less per gram.

Three women won a total of £360.They shared the money in the ratio 7 : 3 : 2.Donna received the largest amount.Work out the amount Donna received.
7
3
2
12 360

_____

12
£30£30
7
1.orout the total numberofparts.2.or outthe value of 1 part.3.or out7parts(largest part) for Donna.

C
Tom is making plum crumble.For the crumble topping, he uses sugar, butter
and ﬂour in the ratio 2 : 3 : 5.Tom uses 250 g of plums for every 400 g of
crumble topping.
C
Tom has 0.5 kg of plums. He uses all of them.Work out how much sugar, butter and ﬂour he
will need for the crumble topping.
(4 marks)
ou  rstneed to conert 0.5g into grams.Then worout howmuchcrumble topping Tom needs to mae.
dexcel GCSE Maths Specification B (Modular) Higher Revision Guide Samplwww.pearsonscoos.co.urevseeexce

xcel GCSE Maths Specification B (Modular) Higher Revision Workbook Samwww.pearsonschools.co.uk/reviseedexcel