Money + percentages - examples

Money or finance are an essential medium of exchange, a unit of account and store of value in modern society. Mathematical examples helps to get basic financial literacy.

  1. Selling price
    usd_11 Find the selling price. Cost to store: $50 Markup: 10%
  2. A man 2
    penize_49 A man divides $10,000 into two investments, one at 10% and the other at 30%. Find how much is invested at each rate so that the two investments produce the same income annually.
  3. Loss
    books_34 A bookstore purchased from a publisher the biography of a well-known politician for R15 per copy, but sales have been very poor. The manager has decided to mark the copies down to R12 each to make a quick sale. Calculate the loss on each book as a percenta
  4. The sales
    chocholate_5 The sales tax rate is 4.447​% for the city and 4​% for the state. Find the total amount paid for 2 boxes of chocolates at ​$17.96 each.
  5. Bonus
    moeny Gross wage was 527 EUR including 16% bonus. How many EUR were bonuses?
  6. Inflation
    dollar What is better for people (employees)? ?
  7. Discount
    pulover Ladies sweater was twice discounted. First by 17%, then by 17% of the new price. Its final price was 70 USD. Determine the original price of sweater.
  8. When will I be a millionaire?
    milionar_kedy Shawn monthly send 220 euros to the bank, which he deposits bear interest of 2.4% p.a. Calculate how many months must Shawn save to save 1000000 euros? Inflation, interest rate changes or bank failures ignore.
  9. VAT
    Tax John paid 100 Euros in store for purchase. Calculate value added tax (VAT), which paid in purchase, if the VAT rate is 20%.
  10. Inflation
    tsar Once upon a time, tsar owned a money printer and printed and printed. The result of printing money prices went up,in the first year 3.9 %, in the second 6%, in the third 4.7% and in the fourth 5.5%. Then tsar was failed in election. Calculate the aver
  11. Negative percentage
    trabant In 2004, the company had a loss of 40900 Euros. Two years later he was already in profit 48900 Eur. Calculate what percentage of the company increased profits in this two years.
  12. Tape
    mg Video is 153% more expensive than tape recorder. How many percent is tape recorder less expensive than video?
  13. Profitable bank deposit 2012
    eurocoins Calculate the value of what money lose creditor with a deposit € 9500 for 4 years if the entire duration are interest 2.6% p.a. and tax on interest is 19% and annual inflation is 3.7% (Calculate what you will lose if you leave money lying idle at negative
  14. Discount
    sales_discount Product has been discounted twice by 19%. What is the total discount given?
  15. Sale
    sale_percent If the product twice price cut by 25%, what percentage was price cut in total?
  16. Solidarity
    salt Imagine a word solidarity means that salt donation to the needy, who have neither the salt. If we take word solidarity has word base salt + gift (only in Slovakian language). Calculate how many kilos of salt sympathetic citizen "gives" government a year i
  17. Inheritance
    Cross After death father (♱ 62) remained mother (his wife) and its 3 children. Inheritance by law is that in first mother will automatically get half of the property and other one half inherite by heirs witch are mother and her 3 children by same share. Cal
  18. Stock market
    money_1 Simon one day decided to invest € 69000 to the stock market. After six months he invested July 19 stock markets fell by 55%. Fortunately for Simon from July 19 5 to October 19 his shares have risen by 19%. Simon is then: ?
  19. Required reserves
    ecb-printing-money_1 Calculate what is the minimum amount of money that bank must hold in cash from your deposit 2750 Eur. How much money is ideally created in the banking system from your deposit if the level of minimum reserve requirement is 2.15%? Consider fractional re
  20. Greek railwayman
    greecerails_1 Wesley works for the Slovak railways since 1986. His salary is 864 €. His colleague, Evgenias works in the Greek State Railways from 1991. Earns 5010 € per month. Calculate how many hours a day must Evgenias work to earn as much as Wesley and if they w

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