Fractions + money - 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: 78

  • Percentages 5
    usd_1 $5.25 is 7 1/2% of what number?
  • Supermarket
    vaha_17 In a local supermarket, 3/5 kilograms of squid cost 156.00. How do 4 kilograms of squid cost?
  • Sales tax
    penize_49 A sales tax on a Php 10,800 appliance is Php.1,620. What is the rate of sales tax?
  • 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?
  • Babysitting
    babo $27.40 babysitting for 4 hours. How much would she make if she babysat for 7 hours?
  • Spending
    bank Peter spends 1/5 of his earnings on his rent and he saves 2/7. What fraction of his earnings is left?
  • Mister
    penize_49 Mister ignacio paid Php.13693.75 for a television set that originally cost Php.15,650 . Find the rate of discount. Please show your solution please please please.
  • Discount
    saty_1 The dress was discounted by CZK 115, which was 12% of the original price. What is the cost of the dress after the discount?
  • Tennis balls
    tenis Can of tennis balls contains 3 balls per can and cost $7 how much will it cost for 36 tennis balls?
  • Discount and prices
    sale After a 29% discount, the new product price was € 426. What was the original price of the product?
  • Dividends
    money_21 The three friends divided the win by the invested money. Karlos got three eighths John 320 permille and the rest got Martin. Who got the most and which the least?
  • Discount sale
    penize_49 After the discount, the computer costs 9600, - CZK. How much did it cost when the price was reduced: a) by half b) by a third c) by one fifth and then by 160 CZK
  • Interest p.a.
    2dane-peniaze Calculate the value of interest in period of 1 year from the deposit 62000 CZK at 8 percent interest rate, after deducting 15 percent tax.
  • Two pen
    pens Two pen and one notebook costs $56. One pen costs 1/5 of one notebook. How much is the one notebook?
  • Cost reduction
    penize_3 Windbreaker cost after discounted SKK 1275, which were 3/4 of original price. How many SKK originally cost windbreaker? How many SKK was cost reduction?
  • Kilo candy
    bonbons_11 One kilogram of chocolate candy cost 10 euros. Kate buys 250 grams and had the 8 pack of candy. How much does cost one bonbon?
  • Composite ratio
    penize_49 Jakub, Aneta, and Lenka divided 1342 USD in the ratio 5/2: 3/10: 1/4. How much did Lenka take?
  • Bonus
    moeny The gross wage was 1323 USD including 25% bonus. How many USD were bonuses?
  • Double ratio
    phones The mobile phone was twice gradually discounted in the ratio of 3: 2 1 half: 5 quarters. How much did it originally cost if the price was CZK 4,200 after a double discount?
  • Discount sale
    penize_49 At Christmas Sale after a 20% discount, the cosmetic package was priced for 5 euros and 60 cents; later it went to 3 euros and 80 cents. How much percentage is the total discount?

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