# Reason + percentages - examples

- 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? - Bonus

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

Seawater contains about 4.7% salt. How many dm^{3}of distilled water we must pour into 39 dm^{3}of sea water to get water with 1.5% salt? - 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%. - TV fail

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

Imagine a word solidarity means that salt donation to the needy, who have neither the salt. If we take word solidarity has word base salt + gift (only in Slovakian language). Calculate how many kilos of salt sympathetic citizen "gives" government a year i - Discounts on rail (ZSSK)

The railway company ZSSK offers a discount of 25% (KLASIK RAILPLUS) for 35 Eur/year. Calculate the real discount rate as a percentage, where passengers will travel 20 Eur per week. - Accidents

The count of accidents in 1995 caused 8780 women which is 8.4%. How many men caused the accidents? - Stock market

Simon one day decided to invest € 62000 to the stock market. After six months he invested July 25 stock markets fell by 47%. Fortunately for Simon from July 25 5 to October 25 his shares have risen by 39%. Simon is then: ? - Required reserves

Calculate what is the minimum amount of money that bank must hold in cash from your deposit 2750 Eur. How much money is ideally created in the banking system from your deposit if the level of minimum reserve requirement is 2.15%? Consider fractional re - Wood in the forest

The amount of wood in the forest was estimated at 7000 m^{3}. How much wood will be in forest after 2 years if the annual growth of wood is 2.2% each year and logging 70 m^{3}each year? - Barrel 3

Barrel with water has a weight 118 kg. When we get off 75% of water it has a weight 35 kg. How many kg has empty barrel? - Election mathematics

In elections, 14 political parties received this shares of voters: party A 49.8 %party B 11.4 %party C 7.9 %party D 6.3 %party E 6.1 %party F 5.7 %party G 4.6 %party H 2.9 %party I 2.2 %party J 1.3 %party K 1 %party L 0.7 %party M 0.1 % Calculate what th - Purchase

Mother bought 5 boxes of milk and 7 kg of potatoes and paid a total CZK 147. Aunt bought 7 boxes of milk and 3 kg of potatoes and paid 131 CZK. What is the price of one carton of milk and 1 kg of potatoes? How CZK together would have saved if bought at the - Paddlers

Students of canoeists trip traveled in three days 102 km. Second day traveled 15% more than first day and at the third day 9 km over the second day. How many kilometers traveled each day? - Sales vs profit

Apple sells 22 percent less computes than the Acer but the profit from their sales is 2.2 times higher than Acer. How many times are Apple computer more expensive than Acer?

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