# Percentages - examples - page 22

- Merchant

The merchant lower cost by 10% in December when it was not sold. Again in January lower cost by 20% and now costs 576 €. A. How much the goods stood originally? B, how much cost the goods after the first lowering? C, How many percents totally merchant lo - Borrowing

I borrow 25,000 to 6.9% p.a.. I pay 500 per month. How much will I pay and for how long? - Tropical, mild and arctic

How many percents of the Earth's surface lies in the tropical, mild and arctic range? The border between the ranges is the parallel 23°27 'and 66°33'. - Hectoliters

How many hectoliters of water is in garden barrel with 90 cm diameter and a height of 1.3 m, if it is filled to 80% of its capacity? - Meat loses

Meat loses 18% of its weight by smoking. How much raw meat butcher used to manufacture 35 kilos of smoked? - Dining questionnaire

In the class of 32 pupils, the class teacher delivered a satisfaction questionnaire to the school canteen. Eleven people have questioned whether they are satisfied with the dining room. The completed questionnaire also included the vote of the class teache - Prime number

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

Cinema sold 180 tickets this Thursday, which is 20%. Monday 14%, Tuesday 6%, Wednesday 9%, Friday 24%, Saturday 12%, and Sunday 15%. How many tickets were sold per week? - The price

The price of the land increased by 17%. What was the original price of the land if it now costs 46800 €? - Associative law multiplication

In a warehouse, you obtain a 20% discount but you must pay a 15% sales tax. Which would you prefer to have calculated first: discount or tax? Explain. (result write as: 1 = first discount, 2 = first tax, 3 = no matter what first) - Commission

Daniel works at a nearby electronics store. He makes a commission of 15%, percent on everything he sells. If he sells a laptop for 293.00$ how much money does Daniel make in commission? - Cutting square

From a square with a side of 30 cm, we cut the circle with the highest possible diameter. How many percents of the square content is this circle? - 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. - Square sides

If the square side increases by 28%, the square circumference increases by 11.2 meters. Find the length of the original square side. - 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? - A man 2

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. - Girls

The children's competition was attended by 63 girls, which is 30% of all children's participants. How many children attended this competition? - Ebay is not free

Be aware of ebay - if you sell something expensive, fee is painful. There are lot of space for classifieds and local exchange away from global ebay. Calculate ebay+paypal fee if you sale 3037 USD laptop. Formula for ebay fee is 0,30 + 10 % of total earning - 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?

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