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: 531

  • If you 3
    bank2 If you deposit $4500 at 5% annual interest compound quarterly, how much money will be in the account after 10 years?
  • Dividing money
    penize Jane and Silvia are to divide 1200 euros in a ratio of 19:11. How many euros does the Jane have?
  • Money split
    20eur Anton and Ferko got 2,500 euros together. The amount was split in 1:4 ratio. How much did each get?
  • How much 2
    bank2_1 How much money would you need to deposit today at 5% annual interest compounded monthly to have $2000 in the account after 9 years?
  • Monica
    bank_4 Monica left Php.900 to Bianca. When monica asked for it after 6 months, Bianca decided to give Php.945 instead because she was able to use the money. What interest rate on Monica's money was used by bianca?
  • Deposit
    ping_bank If you deposit 719 euros the beginning of each year, how much money we have at 1.3% (compound) interest after 9 years?
  • Divide money
    zlomky Divide 1200 USD at a ratio of 1:2:3:4:5:6:9:10
  • Lenka and money
    Karl_Lagerfeld_2014 When Lenka bought pants from 1/3 of her savings shirt from 1/5 and 1/8 spent at the hairdresser, she is left 328 Kč. How much money was saved? How much hairdresser cost?
  • Alice
    usd_10 Alice spent 5/11 of her money on a back pack. She has $42 dollars left. How much was her back pack?
  • Stacks
    euro_stacks Annie has a total of $ 702. The money must be divided into stacks so that each buyer has the same amounth of dollars. How many options she have?
  • More money
    fun Lenka has €4.8 more than Natalia. Who will have more and how much, when Lenka give Natalia €2.5?
  • Cris had
    stolicky_skola_8_2 Cris had 15000 . He spent 1/3 of his money on a table and the remaining on 5 similar chairs that cost the same. How much did one chair cost?
  • Family party
    mini-torticky.JPG Anna has 5 €, Anezka has 4,60 € and for all the money they want to buy desserts for a family party. They decide between cakes and pinwheel: The pinwheel is € 0.40 more expensive than the cake, and the cakes can be bought for all the money by a third more
  • Required reserves
    ecb-printing-money_1 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 reser
  • Lunch for free
    Gastrolistky Gastro ticket are "free" and therefore they should be retained. This think many employees in Slovakia. Calculate how much money employee yearly earn if he get 201 gastro tickets of 2.8 € and you know that the company issuing gastro tickets get 4.9% fee of
  • Pocket
    bageta Mirka spent on a trip for gifts half pocket. For the third remain money bought a bagel. Six euros left her. How many euros had Mirka in pocket?
  • Boys and money
    money_12 270 USD boys divided so that Peter got three times more than Paul and Ivan has 120 USD more than than Paul. How much each received?
  • Competition
    f1_australia_2010 The organizers of competion wanted to spent big amount of money to pay for the competitors. One third of this amount spent on prizes and the remaining € 5,000 to diplomas. How much was committed for rewards?
  • Annual pension
    penize_49 Calculate the amount of money generating an annual pension of EUR 1000, payable at the end of the year and for a period of 10 years, shall be inserted into the bank to account with an annual interest rate of 2%
  • The sponsor
    penize_49 The school received money from the sponsor. She used one-third to buy computers, half of the rest to adjust the gym. It still has 4000 euros left. How many euros did the sponsor donate to the school?

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