Percentages Problems

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  • Bakery
    bread_1 How heavy must prepare bread at a bakery if lose during baking 16% of water and after baking must have 2 kg? (Calculate to the nearest gram)
  • Christmas
    vianoce Calculate how much of the school year (202 days long) take Christmas holidays 19 days long. Expressed as a decimal number and as a percentage.
  • Commission 2
    compare_2 Mr gomez sells used cellphones. His commission for every cellphone sold is 20%. If his total sales is Php 33850, how much is his commission? Please, please, please show your solution.
  • Loan 4
    penize_49 Mr santos borrowed Php.18,000 at 1.5% interest for one year. What was the total amount he paid for the end of the 1-year term?
  • Sales off
    save_now Calculate what was the original price of the good, if the price after discount 25% and the subsequent rise of 20% is 400 USD.
  • The city
    m_f In the city is 2/4 of women married to 3/4 men. What percentage of townspeople is single (not married)?
  • Classroom
    trieda_1 There are eighty more girls in the class than boys. Boys are 40 percent and girls are 60 percent. How many are boys and how many girls?
  • Sale off
    sale The TV went down 10% and then 10% off the original price again. Now it costs 300 €. What was its original price?
  • Apple variete
    jablka This year, my uncle harvested 350 kg of apples, including 105 kilograms of Ontario, and the rest is Jonathan. Determine what percentage of the Jonathan apples.
  • Seat
    cubes3 How much m² of fabric do we need to sew a 50cm-shaped cube-shaped seat if 10% of the material we add to the folds?
  • 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?
  • Frameworks is bad
    space Calculate how many percent will increase the length of an HTML document, if any ASCII character unnecessarily encoded as hexadecimal HTML entity composed of six characters (ampersand, grid #, x, two hex digits and the semicolon). Ie. space as:  
  • Tickets
    cinema2_16 1260 tickets sold. On the first day, 80% was sold on the second day was sold. How many tickets were sold first and how much the next day?
  • Mr. Vojta
    penize Mr. Vojta put in the bank 35000 Kč.After a year bank him credited with interest rate of 2% of the deposit amount. How then will Mr. Vojta in the bank?
  • Computer
    pc The computer was purchased 10000,-. Each year, the price of a computer depreciates always the same percentage of the previous year. After four years, the value of the computer is reduced to 1300,- How many percent was depreciated price of the computer eac
  • Loss
    books_34 A bookstore purchased from a publisher the biography of a well-known politician for R15 per copy, but sales have been very poor. The manager has decided to mark the copies down to R12 each to make a quick sale. Calculate the loss on each book as a percent
  • Typing course
    typewriter_1 Before taking a typing course, Terrence could type 39 words per minute. By the end of the course, he was able to type 68 words per minute. Find the percent increase.
  • 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?
  • Earth's surface
    earth_globe The greater part of the earth's surface (r = 6371 km) is covered by oceans; their area is approximately 71% of the Earth's surface. What is the approximate area of the land?
  • Price reduction
    camera Price of camera is 654 USD on sale its price reduced to 411 USD. Calculate the percentage reduction in the price of the camera.

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