# Percentages - math word problems - page 23

- Commission

Daniel works at a nearby electronics store. He makes a commission of 15%, percent on everything he sells. If he sells a laptop for 293.00$ how much money does Daniel make in commission? - Cutting square

From a square with a side of 30 cm, we cut the circle with the highest possible diameter. How many percents of the square content is this circle? - Square metal sheet

Four squares of 300 mm side were cut out from a square sheet metal plate with a side of 0,7 m. Express the fraction and the percentage of waste from the square metal sheet. - Masquerade ball

Marie wants to make a cone-shaped witch's hat for a masquerade ball. How much material will it need if it counts on an annular rim with diameters of 28cm and 44cm? Hat side length is 30cm. Add 5% of the material to the bust. Round to cm^{2}. - Square sides

If the square side increases by 28%, the square circumference increases by 11.2 meters. Find the length of the original square side. - Mushrooms

Grandfather gathered fresh mushrooms. The fifth was wormwood, and it was thrown away, the other dried up. He obtained 720 grams of dried mushrooms. How many kilograms did the grandfather collect, and by drying the mushrooms they lost 75% of their weight? - The cube

The cube has an edge of 12 dm. The second cube has an edge exactly 20% longer. How many % is more water in the second cube than in the first cube, if the first cube is full to 3/4 and the second to 3/8? - A man 2

A man divides $10,000 into two investments, one at 10% and the other at 30%. Find how much is invested at each rate so that the two investments produce the same income annually. - Sphere radius

The radius of the sphere we reduce by 1/3 of the original radius. How much percent does the volume and surface of the sphere change? - Employees

There are 1116 people working in three factory halls. In the first one, there are 18% more than the third, and 60 persons more than the second. How many employees work in individual halls? - Girls

The children's competition was attended by 63 girls, which is 30% of all children's participants. How many children attended this competition? - Tickets

1260 tickets sold. On the first day, 80% was sold on the second day was sold. How many tickets were sold first and how much the next day? - Drying herbs

Herbs lose 75% weight By drying. How many fresh herbs do you have to collect if you want to make 1.5 kg of dried herbs? - Ebay is not free

Be aware of ebay - if you sell something expensive, fee is painful. There are lot of space for classifieds and local exchange away from global ebay. Calculate ebay+paypal fee if you sale 3037 USD laptop. Formula for ebay fee is 0,30 + 10 % of total earning - Profit gain

If 5% more is gained by selling an article for Rs. 350 than by selling it for Rs. 340, the cost of the article is: - Precious metals

In 2006-2009, the value of precious metals changed rapidly. The data in the following table represent the total rate of return (in percentage) for platinum, gold, an silver from 2006 through 2009: Year Platinum Gold Silver 2009 62.7 25.0 56.8 2008 -41.3 4 - Radioactive material

A radioactive material loses 10% of its mass each year. What proportion will be left there after n=6 years? - Shopping center

The shopping center buys from the manufacturer bikes at a purchase price of 180 €. It sells them for a sale price of 250 €. However, in the advertising for the sale of these goods, the shopping center spent 20% of the selling price of all bicycles in stock - Winery

The wine processing plant sold 8/15 of its total wine production to the domestic market, 2/7 to the foreign the rest of the wine. How many percents are still in stock? - Discount sale

At Christmas Sale after a 20% discount cosmetic package was priced at a price of 5 euros and 60 cents; later it went to 3 euros and 80 cents. How much percentage is the total discount?

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