Percentages - math word problems

  1. Sum 10
    dices11 What is the probability that two dice throw twice in a row will result the sum of 10?
  2. Throw
    dices6_1 We throw 2 times with 2 dices. What is the probability that the first roll will fall more than sum of 9 and the second throw have sum 3 or does not have the sum 4?
  3. Rectangle
    obdelnik The width of the rectangle is 65% of its length. Perimeter of the rectangle is 132 cm. Determine the dimensions of the rectangle.
  4. Probability - tickets
    zreby What is the probability when you have 25 tickets in 5000 that you not wins the first (one) prize?
  5. School library
    knihovna02 The school library contains 6300 books. With this constitutes 7% of professional books for teachers 18% interest books and encyclopedias for pupils and the rest of the fairy tales. How much are which books?
  6. Backpack
    batoh_1 Large backpack cost CZK 1352, little is 35% cheaper. How much we paid for 5 large and 2 small backpacks?
  7. Joshka
    money-false Joshka had € 15. Mama took him 15%. How many had left?
  8. Metal box
    box1 How much metal we need for the production of box with dimensions 5 dm, 30 cm and a height of 1 m? Add 12% of the waste and folds.
  9. Average mark
    flag_english 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.
  10. Lathe
    sustruh Calculate the percentage of waste if the cube with 53 cm long edge is lathed to cylinder with a maximum volume.
  11. Forces
    resultant_force Determine the resultant of two perpendicular forces F1 = 560 N and second force of 25% smaller.
  12. Property
    pozemok The length of the rectangle-shaped property is 8 meters less than three times of the width. If we increase the width 5% of a length and lendth reduce by 14% of the width it will increase the property perimeter by 13 meters. How much will the property cos
  13. TVs
    tv Production of television sets increased from 3,500 units to 4,200 units. Calculate the percentage of production increase.
  14. Medicine
    lieky We test medicine on 6 patients. For all drug doesn't work. If the drug success rate of 20%, what is the probability that medicine does not work?
  15. Nectar
    vcela Nectar collected by bees contains 70% water. From the nectar of the some process produces honey which contains 19% water. How many kg of nectar bees need to collect to make 1 kg of honey?
  16. Car value
    car_old The car loses value 15% every year. Determine a time (in years) when the price will be halved.
  17. Bricks
    cihla_brick Openings in perforated bricks occupy 10% and brick has dimensions 30 cm, 15 cm and 7.5 cm. Calculate a) the weight of a perforated bricks, if you know that the density of the full brick material is p = 1800 kg/m3 (1.8 kg/dm3) b) the number of perforated
  18. Spirit
    lieh From 55% and 80% spirit we would like to produce 0.2 kg of 60% spirit. How many of them we must use in a solution?
  19. Container with water
    water_2 The weight of a container with water is 2.48 kg. If the cast 75% water, the container with water has a weight of 0.98 kg. Determine the weight of the empty container. How much water was originally in the container?
  20. Sales off 2
    lcd_1 Computer monitor sold for 8400 CZK in March. In April, dealer price decreased by 798 CZK. Calculate the percentage by which the price was reduced.

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