# Percentages - examples - page 22

1. 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
2. Final exam
There are 5 learners in a class that has written a final exam Aleta scored 55% vera scored 36% and Sibusiso scored 88% if Thoko scored 71% and the class average was 63%. What was Davids score as a percentage?
3. Highway repair
The highway repair was planned for 15 days. However, it was reduced by 30%. How many days did the repair of the highway last?
4. 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?
5. Pupils
There are 350 girls in the school, and the other 30% of the total number of pupils are boys. How many pupils does the school have?
6. Red diplomas
He numbers of students with honors in 2013 and 2014 are in ratio 40:49. How big is the year-on-year percentage increase?
7. Meat loses
Meat loses 18% of its weight by smoking. How much raw meat butcher used to manufacture 35 kilos of smoked?
8. Prime number
Jan wrote any number from 1 to 20. What is the probability that he wrote the prime number?
9. 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
10. Mushrooms
Mushrooms lose 90% by weight drying. How many fresh mushrooms are needed for 5 kg of dried mushrooms?
11. Discount price
Coat cost 150 euros after sales discount. What is the original price when the discount is 25% of the original price?
12. Waste
How many percents are waste from a circular plate with a radius of 1 m from which we cut a square with the highest area?
13. 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?
14. 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?
15. The price
The price of the land increased by 17%. What was the original price of the land if it now costs 46800 €?
16. Company and employees
There are 370 employees in the company - women are 15% less than men. How many men work in the company?
17. 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)
18. On a farm
On a farm, there are 90 rabbits, 700 sheep, 300 cattle and 500 pigs. What percentage of the total number of animals are rabbits?
19. Carrot seed
Carrot seed germination is 85%, weight 1000 carrots seeds are 2.4g. How many seeds are likely to germinate if we sow 8g of seeds?
20. 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?

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