**Part 1**

Complete the following questions without a calculator.

1) I purchase a coat for £42. The coat was in a sale and had 40% off. What was the original

price of the coat?

2) I am a student and purchase a top from a site that offers 20% student discount. I pay £24 for the top. How much would the top have been if I did not get discount?

3) I miss out on purchasing a concert ticket in the general sale. This means that I purchase the concert ticket form a resellers site. The ticket on the resellers site is 75% more expensive than the ticket when it was on general sale. I pay £140 for the ticket. How much was the ticket when it was on general sale?

4) The popularity of a scout group has increased by 35% through out a month. At the end of the month, there are 27 members in the scout group. How many members were there at the start of the month?

**Part 2**

You may use a calculator for the following questions.

1) I am the owner of a shop that sells computers. I sell a particular computer for £339.90 and I make 32% profit. How much does the computer cost me to buy?

2) The number of people that catch a train on a particular route on a Friday is 43.5% less than the number of people who catch the train on the same route on a Thursday. 5,537 people catch the train on a Friday. How many people catch the train on a Thursday?

3) Over the course of a year, my car has decreased in value by 14.2%. At the end of the year, the car is worth £5,152.29. How much was the car worth at the start of the year?

4) I purchased a house 5 years ago. Since then, the house has increased in value by 6.3% and it is now worth £197,500. How much has the house increased in value over the past 5 years? Give your answer to the nearest pound.