# Percentages - examples

- Loss

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 - Left handed

It is known that 25% of the population is left-handed. What is the probability that there is a maximum of three left-handers at a seminar where there are 30 participants? - The sales

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. - Component fail

There is a 90 percent chance that a particular type of component will perform adequately under high temperature conditions. If the device involved has four such components, determine the probability that the device is inoperable because exactly one of the. - Prime number

Jan wrote any number from 1 to 20. What is the probability that he wrote the prime number? - Drying herbs

Herbs lose 75% weight By drying. How many fresh herbs do you have to collect if you want to make 1.5 kg of dried herbs? - Winery

The wine processing plant sold 8/15 of its total wine production to the domestic market, 2/7 to the foreign the rest of the wine. How many percents are still in stock? - The crime

The crime rate of a certain city is increasing by exactly 7% each year. If there were 600 crimes in the year 1990 and the crime rate remains constant each year, determine the approximate number of crimes in the year 2025. - There

There are 32 trees of three species in the orchard. 25% cherries, three eighty pears, others plums. How many plums are in the orchard? - The cube

The cube has an edge of 12 dm. The second cube has an edge exactly 20% longer. How many % is more water in the second cube than in the first cube, if the first cube is full to 3/4 and the second to 3/8? - Mixed with percentages

Calculate 33 1/3% of 570. - Discount

The dress was discounted by CZK 115, which was 12% of the original price. What is the cost of the dress after the discount? - Square metal sheet

Four squares of 300 mm side were cut out from a square sheet metal plate with a side of 0,7 m. Express the fraction and the percentage of waste from the square metal sheet. - Bonus

Gross wage was 527 EUR including 16% bonus. How many EUR were bonuses? - River

Calculate how many promiles river Dunaj average falls, if on section long 957 km flowing water from 1454 m AMSL to 101 m AMSL. - Server

Calculate how many average minutes a year is the web server is unavailable, the availability is 99.99%. - Blood

In human body the blood is about 7.2% body weight. How many kilograms of blood is in the human body with weight 93 kg? - Inflation

What is better for people (employees)? ? - Discount

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. - Rectangle

In rectangle with sides 3 and 10 mark the diagonal. What is the probability that a randomly selected point within the rectangle is closer to the diagonal than to any side of the rectangle?

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