# Double-if questions

Maths tip:

"Double-if" type questions appear frequently. Here’s another example, solved with three methods.

Students are free to pick the method they prefer!

Maths tip:

Here are three double-if questions to try. Can be solved with the three methods I posted earlier. Let me know if you need any help!

Jack and Aqil had some game cards. If Jack gave Aqil 52 cards, he would have the same number of cards as Aqil. If Aqil gave Jack 34 cards, the ratio of the number of cards Aqil had to the number of cards Jack had would be 3:7.How many cards did Jack have at first?(267)

If Ahmad gives Pillay 17 marbles, the ratio of his marbles to that of Pillay’s will be 4:7. If Ahmad gives Pillay 5 marbles, both will have the same number of marbles. How many marbles does Ahmad have?(49)

Ben and Marcus received some money from their mother. Marcus would have \$64 more than Ben if Ben gave 2/5 of his share to Marcus. Marcus would have \$144 more than Ben if Ben gave 2/3 of his share to Marcus. How much money did Ben receive from his mother?(150)