Money - 7th grade (12y) - math 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.

  1. 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?
  2. Ducats
    dukat The king divided the ducats to his three sons in a ratio of 2: 5: 4. How many ducats the king divided them if the youngest received 260 ducats, which was the least of all sons.
  3. Profitable company
    penize Three businessman decide to open up their own company. They agree to distribute the yearly profits made in the same ratio as their initial investments. They invest R 50 000, R 75 000 and R25 000, respectively. The profit made by the company in the first y
  4. Plot
    plot The land is in the shape of a square with a dimension of 22 meters. How much will we pay for the fence around the entire plot?
  5. Dividing money
    mince_2 Vilem, Cenek, and Edita divided the money they earned by spreading the leaflet. Vilem got 240 CZK more than Cenek and twice more than Edita. Edita got 400kc less than Vilem.
  6. Class 9.C
    skola Professor collects money in the 9. C for a school trip. 2/3 of the collected amount was from girls and 1/4 from boys. The rest of 410 CZK went from the class fund. How much will the school trip cost in total?
  7. Sales off
    sale After discounting 40% the goods cost 15 €. How much did the cost of the goods before the discount?
  8. Fruits 2
    melon An apple costs 7p and a melon costs seven times more. How much will 6 apples and 2 melons cost
  9. Stock market 2
    nyse For the week of July 22, the following day to day changes in the stock market was recorded a certain stock: -2 on Monday; +4 Tuesday; -8 Wednesday; + 2 1/2 Thursday; - 3 1/4 Friday. The stock began the week at 78 points. How many points did it finish with
  10. Spending
    bank Peter spends 1/5 of his earnings on his rent and he saves 2/7. What fraction of his earnings is left?
  11. 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?
  12. Tony works
    usd_12 Tony works as a welder for a construction company. His hourly wage is $15.51 and he works 40 hours per week. Tony gets a paid vacation each year. The construction company is doing well and has plenty of work for the next year. Tony can expect to work the
  13. Half-sphere roof
    kupola_1 The roof above the castle tower has the shape of a 12.8 m diameter half-sphere. What is the cost of this roof, if the cost of 1 square meter is 12 euros and 40 cents?
  14. Soccer team
    pancake Hilahs soccer team is trying to raise $2414 to travel to a tournament in Florida, so they decided to host a pancake for the breakfast. How many people need to attend their breakfast in order to raise $2414, if profit per one pancake is $1.5?
  15. Gasoline price
    fuel_pump2_1 At 34.4 cents per liter, how much will 42 liters of gasoline cost?
  16. Far country
    dukat_2 In a country far away, the value of 3 pesos is 12 centavos more than the value of 1 peso. How many centavos is 1 peso worth?
  17. Flooring a room
    tiles_10 Find the cost of flooring a room 6.5 m by 5 m with square tiles of sides 25 cm at the rate of rupees 9.40 per tile.
  18. 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?
  19. Dort
    dort_3 The cube-shaped cube box has the dimensions of 30 cm × 30 cm × 12 cm. How many CZK (Czech crowns) would cost be the biggest cake that would fit into the box when a 10 cm³ cake costs CZK 0.5? The cake has the same shape as the box.
  20. The publisher
    books_33 The publisher prepares the release of the dictionary. Print preparation costs no matter the number of printed copies of 150000 CZK. The printer charges 80 CZK for one print. A) What are the costs of one dictionary if 5000 copies printed? B) For what num

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