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Roman Distances

Marcus' atrium was a square with each side 50 pedes long. How many times did Marcus have to walk round his atrium to complete his daily exercise of 8 stadia?

Petrol Prices

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Diesel at $s$ pence per litre costs 3 pence per litre more than unleaded. How many pence does it cost to buy $u$ litres of unleaded petrol?


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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.
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