Money - high school - 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: 133

  • Andrew
    mince_1 Andrew had an offer for a job starting at 100000 per year and guaranteeing her to raise of 10000 a year for the next years. Find her salary for the 4th year.
  • Kohlrabies
    kalerab The price of one kohlrabi increased by € 0.40. The number of kohlrabies that a customer can buy for € 4 has thus decreased by 5. Find out the new price of one kohlrabi in euros.
  • Slow saving in banks
    penize_5 How long will it take to save € 9,000 by depositing € 200 at the beginning of each year at 2% interest?
  • 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?
  • Students
    penize Students Aleš, Bohouš, Cyril, and Dušan were on a brigade. They divided the total revenue as follows: Aleš received two-fifths of the revenue, Bohouš received one-sixth of the revenue, Cyril received three-tenths of the revenue, and Dušan received the res
  • Savings
    bankovka The depositor regularly wants to invest the same amount of money in the financial institution at the beginning of the year and wants to save 10,000 euros at the end of the tenth year. What amount should he deposit if the annual interest rate for the annua
  • 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?
  • Corona virus
    covid19 Calculate an estimate of the percentage of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) declined due to the quarantine related to the corona COVID-19 virus that lasts for 2 months, during which time the economic activity is down by 80%.
  • Average monthly salary
    penize A total of 10 teachers work at one small school in Moravia. The monthly salary of each is 21,500 CZK or 21,800 CZK or 22,500 CZK according to their education and age. The average monthly salary for this school's teacher is 21 850 CZK. How many teachers of
  • Washing powder
    vahy2 A 10-kilogram pack of washing powder is M euros more expensive than a 5-kilogram pack of the same powder. A 5-kilogram package costs P euros. Five kilos of packaging is not worth it, because it is more expensive than half the price of 10 kilos. How much i
  • Before yesterday
    percent He merchant adds a sale sign in his shop window to the showed pair of shoes in the morning: "Today by p% cheaper than yesterday. " After a while, however, he decided that the sign saying: "Today 62.5% cheaper than the day before yesterday". Determine the
  • Car down
    car_1 Sarah buys a car costing $12,500. It depreciates in value by 8% in the first year, 10% the second year and 5% in the third year. Calculate the value of a car after the third year.
  • 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.
  • The business
    penize The business earned CZK 98,400 in the shop in three weeks. In the second week, sales were 20% higher than the first week. The third week was 10% lower than the second week. How much did business earn in each week?
  • 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?
  • Two math problems
    coins 1) The sum of twice a number and -6 is nine more than the opposite of that number. Find the number. 2) A collection of 27 coins, all nickels, and dimes, is worth $2.10. How many of each coin are there? The dime, in United States usage, is a ten-cent coin.
  • Investment 2
    exp_growth2 Jack invested $5000 in a 5-month term deposit at 4.7% p. A. . At the end of the 5-months, jack reinvested the maturity value from the first deposit into an 11-month term deposit at 7.3% p. A. What is the maturity value at the end of the second term deposi
  • Tabitha
    factory_butter_7 Tabitha manufactures a product that sells very well. The capacity of her facility is 241,000 units per year. The fixed costs are $122,000 per year and the variable costs are $11 per unit. The product currently sells for $17. a. What total revenue is requi
  • 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.
  • Bonuses
    mince Five employees of the company were paid bonuses so that each successor received a 550 USD less than the previous employee. How much did everyone get, if a total of USD 11,000 has paid?

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