# Percentages - examples - page 14

- Percentage and rectangle

About what percentage increases perimeter and area of a rectangle if both the sides 12 cm and 10 cm long we increase by 20%? - The city

At the end of 2010 the city had 248000 residents. The population increased by 2.5% each year. What is the population at the end of 2013? - Mortgage

Family XY wants to take the bank mortgage (loan for an apartment/house) in the amount of € 100,000. Bank for processing the mortgage charges a fee of 0.79% of the amount borrowed. How many euros is this fee? - A trip to the peak Dry

Calculate what percentage is rising trip from Strečno to peak Suchý (Dry peak) longer than the descent back. Team trio of tourists (Palo, Peter and Andrew) rise took 4:21 and descent 3:08. - Typing course

Before taking a typing course, Terrence could type 39 words per minute. By the end of the course, he was able to type 68 words per minute. Find the percent increase. - Enterprise

The value of annual production enterprise is 7.1 million USD. The average annual growth rate is 1.5%. What will be value of production at the end of the fifth year? - Ice and water

We want to cover rectangular rink with dimensions of 55 m and 25 m with 4cm thick layer of ice. How many liters of water we need if after freezing water increases its volume by 10%? - Average mark

Calculate average mark in English, if a student got a couple of 3's, 20% less 2 than 3, and 50% more 1's than the 2's. - Unions now

The plant has 1,250 employees. The Trade Unions (former ROH, OH) is 18% male, 23% female. Plant management reported that in the trade union is 20% of all employees. How many men and women are in plant and how many are men and women in trade unions? - Pigs

Pigs are feed by beet.Beet feed containing 12% dry solids, which is 0.72% of digestible crude protein. How much beet must beconsumed in one month (30 days), if the weight of digestible crude protein contained in a daily dose of beet was 0.912 kg? - Dealer

Dealer sell digital camera for € 474. Thirty percent of the price was his profit. After some time, decreased interest in selling the camera and therefore reduce its sales price by 11 %. How many percent of the new price now is dealer's profit? Round the - Concentration

How many grams of 65% and 50% acid is to be mixed to give 240 g acid with a concentration of 60%? - Painting

The room is long 50 meters and wide 60dm and 300 cm high. Calculate how much it will cost painting if area of windows and doors is 15% of the total area. One square meter cost 50cents. - Enrollment

The enrollment at a local college increased 4% over last year's enrollment of 8548. Find the increase in enrollment (x_{1}) and the current enrollment (x_{2}). - Normal Distribution

At one college, GPA's are normally distributed with a mean of 3.1 and a standard deviation of 0.4. What percentage of students at the college have a GPA between 2.7 and 3.5? - Reducing number

Reducing the an unknown number by 28.5% we get number 243.1. Determine unknown number. - Positive number z

Positive number z is 10% greater than the number y. How many % is y smaller than z? Report the result rounded to one decimal place. - Sum 10

What is the probability that two dice throw twice in a row will result the sum of 10? - Collecting

For the first week of material collection events are picked up at the school 850 kg of paper and 305 kg of rags which represented 55% of total collection for 14 days. How many kilograms of secondary raw materials were handed over totally? - Unknown number 10

Number first increased by 30%, then by 1/5. What percentage we've increased the original number?

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