# Percentages - high school - examples

- Precious metals

In 2006-2009, the value of precious metals changed rapidly. The data in the following table represent the total rate of return (in percentage) for platinum, gold, an silver from 2006 through 2009: Year Platinum Gold Silver 2009 62.7 25.0 56.8 2008 -41.3 4 - 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. - 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? - 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. - 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%. - 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? - Ace

From complete sets of playing cards (32 cards) we pulled out one card. What is the probability of pulling the ace? - Crystal

Crystal grows every month 1.9 promile of its mass. For how many months to grow a crystal from weight 360 g to 593 g? - Gutter

How much metal is needed for production 46 pieces of gutter pipes with the diameter 12 cm and length of 4 m? The plate bends add 2% of the material. - Cube zoom

How many percent we increase volume and surface of cube, if we magnify its edge by 38%. - When will I be a millionaire?

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. - VAT

John paid 100 Euros in store for purchase. Calculate value added tax (VAT), which paid in purchase, if the VAT rate is 20%. - Tower

The top of the tower is a regular hexagonal pyramid with base edge 8 meters long and a height 5 meters. How many m^{2}of sheet is required to cover the top of the tower if we count 8% of the sheet waste? - TV fail

The TV has after 10,000 hours average 25 failures. Determine the probability of TV failure after 200 hours of operation. - Inflation

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 - Negative percentage

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. - Profitable bank deposit 2012

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 - Regular quadrangular pyramid

How many square meters is needed to cover the tower the shape of regular quadrangular pyramid base edge 10 meters, if the deviation lateral edges from the base plane is 68 °? Calculate coverage waste 10%.

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