# Percentages - math word problems

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- Balls

Ping pong balls have a diameter of approximately 5.1 cm. They are sold in boxes of 10 pieces: each box has the shape of a cuboid with a square base. The balls touch the walls of the box. Calculate what portion of the internal volume of the box is filled - Three workers

The three workers received € 2,850 together for the work done. They divided them according to the time worked so that the first received 20% less than the second and the third € 50 more than the second. How much EUR did each worker receive? - Final exam

There are 5 learners in a class that has written a final exam Aleta scored 55% vera scored 36% and Sibusiso scored 88% if Thoko scored 71% and the class average was 63%. What was Davids score as a percentage? - Curiosity factor

A blogger starts a new website, initially the number of the traffic is 293 due to their curiosity factor. The business owner estimated that the traffic will increase by 2,6% per week. What will be the number of it in week 5?. - Profit growth

The profit of a company increased by 25% during the year 1992, increased by 40% during the year 1993, decreased by 20% in the year 1994 and increased by 10% during the year 1995. Find the average growth in the profit level over the four years periods? - Frameworks is bad

Calculate how many percent will increase the length of an HTML document, if any ASCII character unnecessarily encoded as hexadecimal HTML entity composed of six characters (ampersand, grid #, x, two hex digits and the semicolon). Ie. space as:   - 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? - 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 stoc - Plot

The length of the rectangle is 8 smaller than three times the width. If we increase the width by 5% of the length and the length is reduced by 14% of the width, the circumference of rectangle will be increased by 30 m. What are the dimensions of the recta - Slope of the pool

Calculate slope (rise:run) of the bottom of swimming pool long 30 m. Water depth at beginning of pool is 1.13 m (for children) and depth at end is 1.84 m (for swimmers). Slope express as percentage and as angle in degrees. - The test

The test contains four questions, and there are five different answers to each of them, of which only one is correct, the others are incorrect. What is the probability that a student who does not know the answer to any question will guess the right answer - Math test

Obelix filled a mathematical test in which he answered 25 questions. For every correct answer, he received 5 points, for each bad answer he had 3 points deducted. Obelix gained 36% of all points in the test. How many questions did he solve correctly? - Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China is long 8880 km. Historically valuable however is only 30% of its length. What amount of insurance pays the Peoples Republic of China a month for this monument, if the insurance company charges $ 10 per year per kilometer of historic - Rectangle

In rectangle with sides, 6 and 3 mark the diagonal. What is the probability that a randomly selected point within the rectangle is closer to the diagonal than to any side of the rectangle? - Election mathematics

In elections, 12 political parties received this shares of voters: party A 56.2 %party B 8.5 %party C 8.2 %party D 6.2 %party E 6.1 %party F 5.5 %party G 3.2 %party H 2.1 %party I 2 %party J 1 %party K 1 % Calculate what the shares acquired in the parli - Greek railwayman

Wesley works for the Slovak railways since 1986. His salary is 864 €. His colleague, Evgenias works in the Greek State Railways from 1991. Earns 5010 € per month. Calculate how many hours a day must Evgenias work to earn as much as Wesley and if they - Corona virus

Calculate an estimate of the percentage of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) declined due to the quarantine related to the corona COVID-19 virus that lasts for 2 months, during which time the economic activity is down by 80%. - Negative percentage

In 2004, the company had a loss of 40900 Euros. Two years later he was already in profit 48900 Eur. Calculate what percentage of the company increased profits in this two years. - Human buying irrationality

I longer watch processors for Socket A on ebay, Athlon XP 1.86GHz with a PR rating of 2500+ costs $7 and Athlon XP 2.16Ghz with a PR rating of 3000+ currently cost $16. Calculate: About what percentage of the Athlon XP 2.16Ghz is powerful than Athlon - Tower

The top of the tower is a regular hexagonal pyramid with base edge 8 meters long and a height 5 meters. How many m^{2}of the sheet is required to cover the top of the tower if we count 8% of the sheet waste?

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