# Geometric progression - math word problems

- Five harvests

In the seed company, they know that, out of 100 grains of a new variety, they get an average of 2000 grains after harvest. Approximately how many grains do they get out of 100 grains after five harvests? - Pilsen circus

The arrival of the circus in Pilsen was seen in the morning at 08:00 by a citizen of the city. He passed this information on 08:15 to three other residents of the city. Each of these three people then informed the other three residents at 08:30, and again - Pilsen Region

Between 2000 and 2001, 14 per mille of the population decreased in the Pilsen Region. In 2000, the Pilsen Region had 551281 inhabitants. If the declining trend continues the same (i. E. , 14 per mille of inhabitants per year), how many inhabitants will th - Reducing balance method

A company buys an item having a useful life of 10 years for 1,000,000. If the company depreciates the item by the reducing balance method, a. Determine the depreciation for the first year. b. Estimate the depreciation for the second and third years. c.. - Geometric progressiob

If the sum of four consective terms of geometric progression is 80 and arithmetic mean of second and fourth term is 30 then find terms? - GP - three members

The second and third of a geometric progression are 24 and 12(c+1) respectively, given that the sum of the first three terms of progression is 76 determine value of c - Six speeds

A drilling machine is to have 6 speed ranging from 50 to 750 revolution per minute. If the speed forms a geometric progression, determine their values. - Three members GP

The sum of three numbers in GP (geometric progression) is 21 and the sum of their squares is 189. Find the numbers. - Investment 2

Jack invested $5000 in a 5-month term deposit at 4.7% p. A. . At the end of the 5-months, jack reinvested the maturity value from the first deposit into an 11-month term deposit at 7.3% p. A. What is the maturity value at the end of the second term deposi - Curiosity factor

A blogger starts a new website, initially the number of the traffic is 293 due to their curiosity factor. The business owner estimated that the traffic will increase by 2,6% per week. What will be the number of it in week 5?. - Loan 5

Abdul takes a loan of 200000 from Ali and agrees to repay in number of instalment, each instalment begin with the 2nd exceeding the previous one by 1000, if the first instalment is 500, find how many instalment will be necessary to be wipe out the loan? C - Profit growth

The profit of a company increased by 25% during the year 1992, increased by 40% during the year 1993, decreased by 20% in the year 1994 and increased by 10% during the year 1995. Find the average growth in the profit level over the four years periods? - Infinite sum of areas

Above the height of the equilateral triangle ABC is constructed an equilateral triangle A1, B1, C1, of the height of the equilateral triangle built A2, B2, C2, and so on. The procedure is repeated continuously. What is the total sum of the areas of all tri - Microorganisms

The first generation of micro-organisms has a population of 13500 members. Each next generation is 11/10 times the previous one. Find out how many generations will reach at least three times members of the first generation. - The crime

The crime rate of a certain city is increasing by exactly 7% each year. If there were 600 crimes in the year 1990 and the crime rate remains constant each year, determine the approximate number of crimes in the year 2025. - Tickets

On Monday, 33 tickets were sold. Every next day, twice as many as the previous day. How many tickets were sold on Friday and how many totally from Monday to Friday? - Progression

12, 60, -300,1500 need next 2 numbers of pattern - A perineum

A perineum string is 10% shorter than its original string. The first string is 24, what is the 9th string or term? - GP members

The geometric sequence has 10 members. The last two members are 2 and -1. Which member is -1/16? - Account operations

My savings of php 90,000 in a bank earns 6% interest in a year. If i will deposit additional php 10,000 at the end of 6 months, how much money will be left if i withdraw php 25,000 after a year?

Do you have an interesting mathematical word problem that you can't solve it? Enter it, and we can try to solve it.