# Percentages - math word problems

- Two aces

From a 32 card box we randomly pick 1 card and then 2 more cards. What is the probability that last two drawn cards are aces? - Sugar cubes

The glass has 600 ml of tea, which represents 80% of the volume of the glass. If you put twenty regular sugar cubes of 2 cm in the tea, how many ml of tea are poured? - Electricity consumption cost

Last year Karol family reduced its electricity consumption by 31% compared to the previous year and paid CZK 2883 less. How many CZK is electricity last year and how many two year ago? - Rectangle

Find the dimensions of the rectangle, whose perimeter is 108 cm and the length is 25% larger than the width. - Job task

After two hours and 40 minutes the job is finished. Compared to last year we were 40 minutes faster. What is the percentage increase to our performance? - Comparing salaries

Spouses compared salaries. Mrs. Janka found that a 20% higher salary than Mr Jaroslav. Together earned € 1,430. How much they earn each of them? - Cost reduction

Two MP3 players whose price was equal to originally have been discounted the first by 20%, the second by 35%. After the price reduction was the difference in their prices 750, - CZK. What was the original price of each of the two players? - Sum of money

On a certain sum of money, invested at the rate of 10% compounded annually, the difference between the interests of the first year and the third year is 315 . Find the sum. - Trees

A young tree is 16 inches tall. One year later, it is 20 inches tall. What is the percent increase in height? - Pharmacy

The pharmacy add to 3 liters of 95-percent alcohol 5 liters of 38.04 percent alcohol. How many percent pharmacy got? - Percent to number

To increase that number by 5 percent, we need to multiply it by: - Apples 2

Dried apples contain 15% water. Fresh apples contain 80% water. How many kg of apples we need buy in order to get 3 kg of dried apples? - 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%? - Fuel economy

How many kilometers is sufficient petrol in the cylinder fuel tank with a diameter 40 cm and the base of tank length 1 m, when it is filled to 60% and if the car consume 15 liters per 100 km? - Mushrooms

Fresh mushrooms contain 90% water, dried only 12%. How many kilograms of fresh mushrooms are needed for 5kg dried? - Frameworks is bad

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:   - One percent

One percent of all the lights in the city are LED, the remaining 99% are conventional. Other types are not there. John counted them honestly but he had counted only conventional. After a good dinner he registered numbers and he have notice that from all - Cows

Agricultural cooperative has increased the number of housed cows by 14% to 285 units. By how many cows increased agricultural cooperative the number of cows? - Fertilizer

Meadow with an area of 1,500 square meters was fertilized with 12 kg of urea. Urea contains 45% nitrogen. How much nitrogen accounted per 1 m^{2}? - 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?

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