# Percentages - math word problems

- Water reservoir

The reservoir shape of a cylinder having a diameter 8 m and a height 2.8 m. The device indicates that the reservoir contains 800 hectoliters of water. Calculate how much % of volume is used. - 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? - Enterprise company

30% of all employees in the enterprise are women. Men are 360 more. How many employees are in the company? - Tank

To cuboid tank whose bottom has dimensions of 9 m and 15 m were flow 1080 hectoliters of water. This was filled 40% of the tank volume. Calculate the depth of the tank. - Church roof 2

The roof has the shape of a rotating cone shell with a base diameter of 6 m and a height of 2.5 m. How many monez (CZK) will cost the roof cover sheet if 1 m^{2}of metal sheet costs 152 CZK and if you need 15% extra for joints, overlays and waste? - Siblings

Three siblings had saved up a total of 1,274 CZK. Peter had saved up to 15% more than Jirka and Hanka 10% less than Peter. How much money they saved each one of them? - Cylinder

In a 1-meter diameter cylinder is 1413 liters of water, which is 60% of the cylinder. Calculate the cylinder height in meters, do not write the units. The resulting value round and write as an integer. - Concentration

How many grams of 65% and 50% acid is to be mixed to give 240 g acid with a concentration of 60%? - 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. - Acid solution

By adding 250 grams of a 96% solution of sulfuric acid to its 3% solution its initial concentration was changed to 25%. How many grams of 3% of the acid were used for dilution? - 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%? - Distilled water

Sea water contains 5% salt. How many distilled water should be pour to 40 kg of sea water so that the salt content is 2%. How many kilograms of 2% of sea water we get? - Alcohol

How many cubic centimeters of 96% alcohol is needed to obtain 0.75 liter of 40% alcohol? - Solution

What amount of 80% solution and what amount of water is needed to mix in order to obtain two liters of 60% solution of this mixture? - Salary in enterprise

The average salary in the company is 27 000 CZK, 30% of workers have the lowest average income of 19 thousand CZK. There were an increase in the salary in this group by 2%. How much % increased the average salary across the company? - Percentage - fractions

About what percentage we must increase number 1/6 to get number 1/3? - Class

In 7.C clss are 10 girls and 20 boys. Yesterday was missing 20% of girls and 50% boys. What percentage of students missing? - Salary increase

Ms. Merry salary increased by 15% and that was 83e. What should pay before the increase? - Three piles

100 kg of sugar we divide into three piles. The first pile is small. If we added to second 2 kg of sugar it would have 25% more sugar than the first pile. If we added to third pile 3 kg of sugar it would have 20% more sugar than the 2nd pile. How many ki - Drying apples

By drying, apples lose 85% of their weight. How many kgs of dried apples do we get from 820 kilograms of fresh?

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