# The dealer

The dealer planned to sell 40% of the cars he had in stock in May. However, he sold 20 less cars, ie only 15% of cars.

a) How many cars did he have in stock?

b) How many cars did he sell in May?

a) How many cars did he have in stock?

b) How many cars did he sell in May?

### Correct answer:

Tips to related online calculators

Need help to calculate sum, simplify or multiply fractions? Try our fraction calculator.

Our percentage calculator will help you quickly calculate various typical tasks with percentages.

Do you have a system of equations and looking for calculator system of linear equations?

Our percentage calculator will help you quickly calculate various typical tasks with percentages.

Do you have a system of equations and looking for calculator system of linear equations?

#### You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

## Related math problems and questions:

- 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 notebook

After rising by 40%, the notebook cost 10.50 euros. How much did this notebook cost if it increased in price by only 20% instead of 40%? - Potatoes 6

The farmer brought potatoes to the market. In the first hour he sold two-fifths of the potatoes brought, in the second hour he sold five-sixth of the remaining potatoes, and in the third hour he had sold the last 40kg of potatoes. How many kg of potatoes - Crowns

1180 crowns are divided into three people: A got 20% less than B and C by 15% more than B. How many got A, B, and C? - Energy saving

They were released three different, independent inventions saving 20%, 24% and 15% energy. Some considered that while the use of these inventions, the total savings will be 20% + 24% + 15% = 59%. Is this true? How much percent of energy will save all thre - 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: ... - Repairing

Three employees earned a total of € 469 for repairing the equipment. They split so that the first got 20% more than the second, and the third 15% more than the second. How many euros did everyone get? - Car repair

John bought a car for a certain sum of money. He spent 10% of the cost to repairs and sold the car for a profit of Rs. 11000. How much did he spend on repairs if he made a profit of 20%? - Siblings

Three siblings had saved up a total of 1,274 CZK. Peter had saved up to 15% more than Jirka and Hanka 10% less than Peter. How much money did they save each one of them? - Dealer

Dealer sell digital camera for € 747. 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 r - The farm

The farm harvested 390 tons of grain. Wheat was 15% more than barley, and rye was 126 tons less than wheat and barley combined. How many tons of wheat, how many tons of barley, and how much rye did the team get? - Four numbers

The first number is 50% second, the second number is 40% third, the third number is 20% of the fourth. The sum is 396. What are the numbers? - Company and employees

There are 370 employees in the company - women are 15% less than men. How many men work in the company? - Diesel fuel

In the morning we refueled and set off. After the first stop we passed 20% of diesel, after the second 10% of the balance. At the third stop we had only 9 liters of diesel and we had to refuel. How big a tank do we have? - 3 days

Worker checked 2,950 products in 3 days. Second day checked 25% more than the first day. The third day 15% more products than the second day. How many products he checked in each day. - Dividing money

Thomas, Honza and Vasek are to divide 1220kč. Honza got 25% more than Thomas. Vasek 20% less than Thomas. How CZK each got? - Home cleaning

Mr. Smith is cleaning up a big mess at home. In the closet, he finds a solution that is 5% bleach, and another stronger solution that is 20% bleach. For this particular job, he needs 600mL of 15% bleach. How much of each type (to the nearest mL) should he