Money - math word problems

Money or finance are an essential medium of exchange, a unit of account and store of value in modern society. Mathematical examples helps to get basic financial literacy.

Number of problems found: 475

  • Tennis balls
    tenis Can of tennis balls contains 3 balls per can and cost $7 how much will it cost for 36 tennis balls?
  • Bike cost
    bicycle_gears The father gave his son € 100 to buy a bicycle, which was 40% of the total amount of the bicycle. How much did the bike cost?
  • Games
    chess Jack and Paul decided to play chess against each other. They bet ten pesos on each game they played. Jack won three bets and Paul won fifty pesos. How many games did they play?
  • The bookkeeper
    books The bookkeeper bought 45 copies of fairy tale books for CZK 120 and 65 copies of the encyclopedia for CZK 325. then he sold it in his shop like this: fairy tales for 135 CZK and encyclopedias for 360 CZK. What was the purchase price of the books? And the
  • The recommended
    books The recommended price of the novel "Laughing Sun" is 285 SKK. The bookseller bought 60 pieces of the novel at the wholesale store and paid 82% of the recommended price (18% is his profit for selling books). For the recommended price, he sold 55 pieces of
  • Emilio
    penize_4 Emilio made 69 potholders. Each potholder cost him $2.81 to make. If he sells each potholder for $3.12, how much profit will he make?
  • Hectare
    kombajn_1 The rectangular plot has a width of 2500 cm and is 0.065 km long. How many CZK will we pay for covering the land with a lawn at the price of CZK 3,500 per hectare?
  • Contestants
    penize_2 The three best contestants are to divide the total prize of CZK 4,200. The second gets 20% more than the third. And the first one gets 200 CZK less than the second and the third together. How much will everyone get?
  • Penalty daily
    bank_1 John was to pay CZK 1,500. If he does not pay on time, he will be charged a penalty of 0.5 per mille of the amount owed for each day of delay. He will remember in 30 days. How much is the penalty?
  • Long drive
    fuel Calculate how much it costs to drive 150,000 km with an average consumption of 7 liters per 100 km and a fuel price of 1.2 € / l.
  • Two teas
    tea_1 A mixture weighing 10 kg was made from two types of tea. The price of tea was 160 CZK/kg and second tea 170 CZK/kg. The price of the mixture is 166 CZK/kg. How many kilograms of each type of tea had to be mixed?
  • Worker salary
    penize_1 The worker had a salary of CZK 18,000. During the year, his salary was increased by a quarter. He earned a total of CZK 247,500 for the whole year. From which month was his salary increased?
  • Skis
    ski Skis, which cost € 800, became 25% more expensive before the season. After the season, they became cheaper again by 25%. How many euros did the skis cost after the discount?
  • City market
    vaha Apples were sold at contractual prices at the city market. Calculate the average price of 1 kg of apples sold: Stand, Sale kg, Price CZK/kg 1 325 6.20 2 194 7.00 3 258 6.50 4 870 5.90 5 275 6.40
  • Lottery - eurocents
    penize_1 Tereza bets in the lottery and finally wins. She went to the booth to have the prize paid out. An elderly gentleman standing next to him wants to buy a newspaper, but he is missing five cents. Tereza is in a generous mood after the win, so she gives the m
  • Discount
    phone The new phone was discounted by 2800kč. After this discount, 5 phones cost 5530 CZK more than 3 phones before the discount. How much did the phone cost before the discount?
  • Adam
    minca Adam has half the money in his right pocket than in his left pocket. If he transferred 40 crowns from the left pocket to the right, he would have the same in both pockets. Calculate how many crowns does Adam have in his left pocket more than in his right?
  • Average price
    mince_1 Sixth grade went on a trip to Moravia. Each of the 26 pupils paid CZK 320 and the school paid a total of CZK 3,510. What was the average price of a trip per student?
  • Soccer balls
    futball_ball Pupils in one class want to buy two soccer balls together. If each of them brings 12.50 euros, they will miss 100 euros, if each brings 16 euros, they will remain 12 euros. How many students are in the class?
  • Six workers
    workers Six workers earned a total of CZK 12,600 per week on the construction site (5 working days). How much do 7 workers earn in 10 days with the same daily average salary?

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