Percentages Problems

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  • Two doctors
    dr_cvach Doctor A will determine the correct diagnosis with a probability of 93% and doctor B with a probability of 79%. Calculate the probability of proper diagnosis if both doctors diagnose the patient.
  • Sales
    tesco From statistics of sales goods, item A buy 51% of people and item B buys 59% of people. What is the probability that from 10 people buy 2 item A and 8 item B?
  • Dining questionnaire
    dotaznik In the class of 32 pupils, the class teacher delivered a satisfaction questionnaire to the school canteen. Eleven people have questioned whether they are satisfied with the dining room. The completed questionnaire also included the vote of the class teach
  • Raw meat
    vahy_2 In the school cafeteria for one lunch, they prepare 490 servings of 50 g of boiled meat. Meat loses 30% of its weight by cooking. How many kilograms of raw meat must the school canteen prepare for this lunch to cook?
  • Car repair
    cars John bought a car for a certain sum of money. He spent 10% of the cost to repairs and sold the car for a profit of Rs. 11000. How much did he spend on repairs if he made a profit of 20%?
  • 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?
  • 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?
  • Barrel 2
    barell Empty barrel weighs 7 kg. When it filled with water up to 45% height, weighs 60 kg. How heavy is barrel full of water?
  • Vinegar
    vinegar We must dilute 16 liters of 8.8% aqueous vinegar to 4.1% one. How much water is necessary to add?
  • The manufacturer
    cd_disc The manufacturer found that 3% of the plates produced had a malfunction. Of the compliant, 75% are first and 25% second. What is the probability of producing first and second class plates?
  • Sick days
    flu In Canada, there are typically 261 working days per year. If there is a 4.9% chance that an employee takes a sick day. .. what is the probability an employee will use 17 OR MORE sick days in a year?
  • 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.
  • Influenza
    flu For the first week of February by influenza 5% of children in kindergarten. The second week ill 9 next children, bringing the number of patients increased to 20%. How many children went to the kindergarten?
  • Apartments
    panelak Apartment on the first floor was 10% more expensive than the same apartment on the second floor. The difference was 105 Kc annually. Calculate the annual rent of the apartment in the first floor and from apartment on the second floor.
  • Square - increased perimeter
    rectangles_4 How many times is increased perimeter of the square, where its sides increases by 150%? If the perimeter of square will increase twice, how much% increases the content area of the square?
  • Unknown number 5
    seven I think of an unknown number. If we enlarge it five times then subtract 3 and the result decreases by 75% we get one greater than the number. What number am I thinking of?
  • Peroxide
    peroxide_h How much distilled water (in liters) must pharmacists pour into 300 ml of 23.6% solution of hydrogen peroxide to get 2.7% solution to gargle?
  • Hiking trip
    walker Rosie went on a hiking trip. The first day she walked 18kilometers. Each day since she walked 90 percent of what she walked the day before. What is the total distance Rosie has traveled by the end of the 10th day? Round your final answer to the nearest ki
  • Shuyen
    penize_49 Shuyen wanted to save some money. She deposited Php.300 in a bank which pays 0.5% interest per annum. After nine months, she needed the money to buy some gifts. How much will she be able to get if he withdraws all her money from the bank?
  • Glass mosaic
    6gon How many dm2 glass is nessesary to produc 97 slides of a regular 6-gon, whose side has length 21 cm? Assume that cutting glass waste is 10%.

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