Money - 9th grade (14y) - 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.

Number of problems found: 233

  • Aunt Rose
    eura Aunt Rose gave $2500 to Mani and Cindy. Mani received $500 more than Cindy. How mich did Cindy received?
  • Discount and prices
    sale After a 29% discount, the new product price was € 426. What was the original price of the product?
  • 3/8 off
    sale_2 A shirt cost 38.95 How much will you pay for the shirt if it has a discount tag for 3/8 off? Round to the nearest cent
  • A loan
    exp_growth A loan in the amount of $944 is charged simple interest at an annual rate of 8.1%. How much money is owed 14 months after the loan was made?
  • Fruit salad
    banan The fruit salad is prepared from oranges and bananas. One kilogram of oranges costs 30 CZK and one kilogram of bananas costs 18 CZK. How many kilograms of bananas need to be added to half a kilogram of oranges to produce a fruit salad worth CZK 21 per 1 k
  • Chocolate
    percent Chocolate, which originally cost 1.5 euros, was increased by 40%. How many euros did it cost?
  • Prices
    pokladna The price of the product was increased by 35%. How many percents of the new price we have to make it cheaper so that its price is equal to the original price?
  • Mixture of nuts
    vahy2 The mixture of nuts should be prepared from almonds, peanuts and cashew nuts ratio 1: 2: 3 (respectively). The price of almonds is 150 CZK/kg, the price of peanuts is 140 CZK/kg and the price of cashew nuts is 180 CZK/kg. The price of the mixture is deter
  • An animal shelter
    cat An animal shelter spends $5.50 per day to care for each bird and $8.50 per day to care for each cat. Nicole noticed that the shelter spent $283.00 caring for birds and cats on Wednesday. Nicole found a record showing that there were a total of 40 birds an
  • Compound interest 3
    exp_growth2 After 8 years, what is the total amount of a compound interest investment of $25,000 at 3% interest, compounded quarterly? (interest is now dream - in the year 2019)
  • Former price
    books The price of an article is cut by 10%, to restore it to the former value, by what percent the new price must be increased?
  • Discount price
    sveter_6 Coat cost 150 euros after sales discount. What is the original price when the discount is 25% of the original price?
  • Bdf tablet
    bdf Detective Harry Thomson has come across a surprising mystery. As part of the weekend's action, the tablet he looked for dropped by 30%. He also recommended this bargain to his friend. However, it came to the shop on Monday, and the tablet was 30% more exp
  • Two pen
    pens Two pen and one notebook costs $56. One pen costs 1/5 of one notebook. How much is the one notebook?
  • Casey
    ham Casey bought a 15.4 pound turkey and an 11.6 pound ham for thanksgiving and paid $38.51. Her friend Jane bought a 10.2 pound turkey and a 7.3 pound ham from the same store and paid $24.84. Find the cost per pound of turkey and the cost per pound of ham.
  • Three workers
    eura_21 The three workers received € 2,850 together for the work done. They divided them according to the time worked so that the first received 20% less than the second and the third € 50 more than the second. How much EUR did each worker receive?
  • A fisherman
    worms A fisherman buys carnivores to fish. He could buy either 6 larvae and 4 worms for $ 132 or 4 larvae and 7 worms per $ 127. What is the price of larvae and worms? Argue the answer.
  • Coins
    mince_13 The boy collected coins with value 5 CZK and 2 CZK when he had 50 pieces saved 190 CZK. How many he has each type of coin?
  • A man 2
    penize_49 A man divides $10,000 into two investments, one at 10% and the other at 30%. Find how much is invested at each rate so that the two investments produce the same income annually.
  • Earnings per share
    usd The table below shows the stock price, earnings per share, and dividends per share for three companies for a recent year: Deere &Co. Price $65.70 earnings per share $4.40 Dividends per share $1.16 Google price $528.33 earnings per share $27.72 Dividends p

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