Percentages - math word problems

  1. Washing mashine
    pracka_2 Family buy a washing machine for 350e. Cash paid 280e. What percentage of the total price must still pay the washer?
  2. Interst on savings
    ecb_2 The bank offers 1.6% interest. How many euros have to insert at the beginning if we received € 15 on the interest?
  3. Jane class
    students When asked how many students are in class, Jane said, if we increase the number of students in our class by hundred % and then add half the number of students, we get 100. How many students are in Jane's class?
  4. The deposit
    money_13 Deposit has been placed for one year at an annual rate of 4.5%. After the added interst amount rose to € 2,612.5. Determine initial deposit.
  5. Percentages
    percents2 Calculate the percentages to two decimal places: a / 15 min in 4 hours B / 35 cm2 of 12.5 dm2 c / 2dm2 of 400 cm2 D / 0.2 liters from 2.2 liters
  6. Sum of three numbers
    bulb2_4 The sum of three numbers from which second number is 20% smaller than the first number and the third number is 25% smaller than the second number is 96. Determine this numbers.
  7. Vintner
    wine How high can vintner fill keg with crushed red grapes if these grapes occupy a volume of 20 percent? Keg is cylindrical with a diameter of the base 1 m and a volume 9.42 hl. Start from the premise that says that fermentation will fill the keg (the number
  8. Reward
    percents_4 Three workers have shared a common reward 13110 CZK follows: first worker got 35% less than the second and third worker got 20% more than the second worker. How much got each worker?
  9. Price increase 2x
    percents_3 If two consecutive times we increase the price of the product by 20%, how many % is higher final price than the original?
  10. Hall
    zamkova_dlazba_3 Rectangular hall will have pave by square tiles with a side length 15 cm. The hall has length 18 meters and width 3 m. How many tiles need to buy if 2 percent of the amount is disrupted during the work?
  11. Normal Distribution
    normal_d 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?
  12. Class
    children_2 In a class are 32 pupils. Of these are 8 boys. What percentage of girls are in the class?
  13. Church roof
    veza_2 The roof of the church tower has the shape of a regular tetrahedral pyramid with base edge length 5.4 meters and a height 5 m. It was found that needs to be corrected 27% covering of the roof area. What amount of material will be required?
  14. Sphere vs cube
    koule_krychle How many % of the surface of a sphere of radius 12 cm is the surface of a cube inscribed in this sphere?
  15. Inscribed sphere
    ball-in-cube How many % of the volume of the cube whose edge is 6 meters long is a volume of a sphere inscribed in that cube?
  16. The tent
    stan The tent shape of a regular quadrilateral pyramid has a base edge length a = 2 m and a height v = 1.8 m. How many m2 of cloth we need to make the tent if we have to add 7% of the seams? How many m3 of air will be in the tent?
  17. Summer camp
    camp_summer Out of the 180 students at a summer camp, 72 signed up for canoeing. Twenty-three students signed up for trekking, and 13 of those students also signed up for canoeing. Use a two-way table to organize the information and answer the following question:
  18. Roof 8
    veza_1 How many liters of air are under the roof of tower which has the shape of a regular six-sided pyramid with a 3,6-meter-long bottom edge and a 2,5-meter height? Calculate the supporting columns occupy about 7% of the volume under the roof.
  19. Alcohol mixture
    roztoky_1 From 55% and 80% alcohol we have to produce 0.2 kg of 60% alcohol. How many of them do we use in solution?
  20. Price increase
    sleva A 20 percent price increase meant a 90-crown raise. How many cost a product after?

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