# Percentages - math word problems

- Road

The angle of a straight road is approximately 12 degrees. Determine the percentage of this road. - Paul earned

Paul earned 300 Kč in one hour, Václav 1/3 more than Paul. Václav worked 60 hours, which is 1/3 fewer hours than Paul worked. How many percents less earned Paul an hour than Václav? How many hours did Paul more than Václav? How much did Paul earn more - Merchant

The merchant lower cost by 10% in December when it was not sold. Again in January lower cost by 20% and now costs 576 €. A. How much the goods stood originally? B, how much cost the goods after the first lowering? C, How many percents totally merchant l - Solutions, mixtures

How many liters of 70% solution we must add to 5 liters of 30% solution to give us a 60% solution? - Employees

The company employs 1 440 employees (men and women). For over-average results, the premiums were 18.75% of all men and 22.5% of all women. 20% of employees were rewarded with premiums. How many men and how many women are employed in the company? - Roof cover

Above the pavilion with a square ground plan with a side length of a = 12 m is a pyramid-shaped roof with a height v = 4.5 m. Calculate how much m^{2}of sheet metal is needed to cover this roof if 5.5% of the sheet we must add for joints and waste. - The room

The room has a cuboid shape with dimensions: length 50m and width 60dm and height 300cm. Calculate how much this room will cost paint (floor is not painted) if the window and door area is 15% of the total area and 1m2 cost 15 euro. - Sixty

Sixty percent of one-fifteen of the total is equal to thirty. What are two percent of the total? - Girls

The children's competition was attended by 63 girls, which is 30% of all children's participants. How many children attended this competition? - Percentage 10

52 shorts and missed 13. Calculate percentage - Radioactive material

A radioactive material loses 10% of its mass each year. What proportion will be left there after n=6 years? - Investment

1000$ is invested at 10% compound interest. What factor is the capital multiplied by each year? How much will be there after n=12 years? - Commission

Daniel works at a nearby electronics store. He makes a commission of 15%, percent on everything he sells. If he sells a laptop for 293.00$ how much money does Daniel make in commission? - Test points

If you earned 80% of the possible 40 points, how many points did you miss to get 100%? - Fruit juice

Fruit juice contains 37.5% sugar. How many percents of sugar will be in the flavored mineral that we prepare from 100 grams of fruit juice and 1.4 liters of mineral? (1 liter = 1 kg) - Cube edges

If the edge length of the cube increases by 50%, how does the volume of this cube increase? - The price

The price of the land increased by 17%. What was the original price of the land if it now costs 46800 €? - Meat loses

Meat loses 18% of its weight by smoking. How much raw meat butcher used to manufacture 35 kilos of smoked? - Rectangle area

The length of a rectangle of x units is increased by 10% and its width of y units is increased by 15%. What is the ratio of the area of the old rectangle to the area if the new rectangle? - Cinema tickets

Cinema sold 180 tickets this Thursday, which is 20%. Monday 14%, Tuesday 6%, Wednesday 9%, Friday 24%, Saturday 12%, and Sunday 15%. How many tickets were sold per week?

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