# Percentages - math word problems - page 14

1. Mortgage Family XY wants to take the bank mortgage (loan for an apartment/house) in the amount of € 100,000. Bank for processing the mortgage charges a fee of 0.79% of the amount borrowed. How many euros is this fee?
2. A trip to the peak Dry Calculate what percentage is rising trip from Strečno to peak Suchý (Dry peak) longer than the descent back. Team trio of tourists (Palo, Peter and Andrew) rise took 4:21 and descent 3:08.
3. Typing course 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.
4. Ice and water We want to cover rectangular rink with dimensions of 55 m and 25 m with 4cm thick layer of ice. How many liters of water we need if after freezing water increases its volume by 10%?
5. Enterprise The value of annual production enterprise is 7.1 million USD. The average annual growth rate is 1.5%. What will be value of production at the end of the fifth year?
6. Average mark Calculate average mark in English, if a student got a couple of 3's, 20% less 2 than 3, and 50% more 1's than the 2's.
7. Unions now The plant has 1,250 employees. The Trade Unions (former ROH, OH) is 18% male, 23% female. Plant management reported that in the trade union is 20% of all employees. How many men and women are in plant and how many are men and women in trade unions?
8. Pigs Pigs are feed by beet.Beet feed containing 12% dry solids, which is 0.72% of digestible crude protein. How much beet must beconsumed in one month (30 days), if the weight of digestible crude protein contained in a daily dose of beet was 0.912 kg?
9. Painting The room is long 50 meters and wide 60dm and 300 cm high. Calculate how much it will cost painting if area of windows and doors is 15% of the total area. One square meter cost 50cents.
10. Dealer Dealer sell digital camera for € 474. Thirty percent of the price was his profit. After some time, decreased interest in selling the camera and therefore reduce its sales price by 11 %. How many percent of the new price now is dealer's profit? Round the
11. Concentration How many grams of 65% and 50% acid is to be mixed to give 240 g acid with a concentration of 60%?
12. Normal Distribution At one college, GPA's are normally distributed with a mean of 3.1 and a standard deviation of 0.4. What percentage of students at the college have a GPA between 2.7 and 3.5?
13. Enrollment The enrollment at a local college increased 4% over last year's enrollment of 8548. Find the increase in enrollment (x1) and the current enrollment (x2).
14. Reducing number Reducing the an unknown number by 28.5% we get number 243.1. Determine unknown number.
15. Sum 10 What is the probability that two dice throw twice in a row will result the sum of 10?
16. Positive number z Positive number z is 10% greater than the number y. How many % is y smaller than z? Report the result rounded to one decimal place.
17. Collecting For the first week of material collection events are picked up at the school 850 kg of paper and 305 kg of rags which represented 55% of total collection for 14 days. How many kilograms of secondary raw materials were handed over totally?
18. Unknown number 10 Number first increased by 30%, then by 1/5. What percentage we've increased the original number?
19. Hydrochloric acid Determine the concentration of which must have a solution of hydrochloric acid that mixing 10 l of the solution with 8 liters of 26% solution to get the solution with a concentration of 50%?
20. Conference 148 is the total number of employees. The conference was attended by 22 employees. How much is it in percent?

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