Percentages - math word problems

  1. Apples 14
    jablka_16 Maya bought 18 apples. She used 50% of the apples to make apple pies and 1/3 of the apples was mixed with other fruits to make salad. How many apples were left?
  2. Peroxide
    chemia_3 How many ml 30% of peroxide (H2O2) should be poured into 100ml H2O to give a 20% solution?
  3. Pyramid cut
    ihlan_rez We cut the regular square pyramid with a parallel plane to the two parts (see figure). The volume of the smaller pyramid is 20% of the volume of the original one. The bottom of the base of the smaller pyramid has a content of 10 cm2. Find the area of the
  4. Account operations
    penize_49 My savings of php 90,000 in a bank earns 6% interest in a year. If i will deposit additional php 10,000 at the end of 6 months, how much money will be left if i withdraw php 25,000 after a year?
  5. Associative law multiplication
    sale_4 In a warehouse, you obtain a 20% discount but you must pay a 15% sales tax. Which would you prefer to have calculated first: discount or tax? Explain. (result write as: 1 = first discount, 2 = first tax, 3 = no matter what first)
  6. Price inflation
    percent_20 This year the average wage grew by 4.5%. Prices rose by 2%. How much did the real wage increase in the given year?
  7. Parking
    cars_27 At a building parking, 245 spaces are for cars, 56 are for vans and the rest are for buses. If 14% of all parking spaces are for buses, how many parking spaces are there in the building? How many spaces are for buses?
  8. Sale discount
    penize_49 The product was discounted so that eight products at a new price cost just as five products at an old price. How many percents is the new price lower than the old price?
  9. Hectoliters
    sudy_4 How many hectoliters of water is in garden barrel with 90 cm diameter and a height of 1.3 m, if it is filled to 80% of its capacity?
  10. Tropical, mild and arctic
    tropic How many percents of the Earth's surface lies in the tropical, mild and arctic range? The border between the ranges is the parallel 23°27 'and 66°33'.
  11. Cube into sphere
    cube_sphere_in The cube has brushed a sphere as large as possible. Determine how much percent was the waste.
  12. CuSO4 mixture
    chemia_2 How many grams of solid CuSO4 we have to add to 450g of 15% CuSO4 solution to produce a 25% solution?
  13. Utopia Island
    doktori A probability of disease A on the island of Utopia is 40%. A probability of occurrence among the men of this island, which make up 60% of all the population (the rest are women), is 50%. What is the probability of occurrence of A disease among women on Ut
  14. Performance
    workers_42 Two masons with the same performance would have made of plaster for 6 days. One of them, however, has increased its daily performance by 50%. How long would take they now to make plaster together?
  15. Lampshade
    kuzel_2 The cone-shaped lampshade has a diameter of 30 cm and a height of 10 cm. How many cm2 of material will we need when we 10% is waste?
  16. 15 teachers
    skola_13 15 teachers teach for a combined amount of 128 days over a period of 64 days. What is this expressed as a percentage?
  17. The ball
    ball1_4 The ball was discounted by 10 percent and then again by 30 percent. How many percent of the original price is now?
  18. Alaska vs Montana
    montana Alaska is the largest state in the United States and has a surface area of approximately 588,000 square miles. Montana has a surface area that is approximately 25% of the surface area of Alaska. What is the approximate surface area of Montana?
  19. Four numbers
    equilateral_triangle_5 The first number is 50% second, the second number is 40% third, the third number is 20% of the fourth. The sum is 396. What are the numbers?
  20. Inscribed sphere
    cubes2_7 How many percents of the cube volume takes the sphere inscribed into it?

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