# Percentages - math word problems

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- Tropics and polar zones

What percentage of the Earth’s surface lies in the tropical, temperate and polar zone? Individual zones are bordered by tropics 23°27' and polar circles 66°33' - Discounts 2

The local fitness center offers membership discounts for hospital employees. According to the membership brochure, you will receive a discount of 25% on a membership that normally costs $65 per month. How much will you pay for an annual membership if you - Roof 7

The roof has the shape of a regular quadrangular pyramid with a base edge of 12 m and a height of 4 m. How many percent is folds and waste if in construction was consumed 181.4m2 of plate? - Built-up area

John build up area 5 x 7 = 35 m^{2}with building with a wall thickness 30 cm. How many centimeters would have to subtract from thickness of the walls that built-up area fell by 9%? - Traffic sign

There is a traffic sign for climbing on the road with an angle of 7%. Calculate at what angle the road rises (falls). - Chestnuts

Three divisions of nature protectors participated in the collection of chestnut trees.1. the division harvested 1250 kg, the 2nd division by a fifth more than the 1st division and the 3rd division by a sixth more than the second division. How many tons of - Hall

Rectangular hall will have pave by square tiles with a side length 15 cm. The hall has length 18 meters and width 3 m. How many tiles need to buy if 2 percent of the amount is disrupted during the work? - Driving school

Driving final exam involving 10 attendants. The exam consists of three parts. 2 fails at test (quiz) and 6 students fails on car skills test on playground (slalom between the cone). The practical part of the test - driving in town in the real traffic - a - Dining questionnaire

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 - The percentages in practice

If every tenth apple on the tree is rotten it can be expressed by percentages: 10% of the apples on the tree is rotten. Tell percent using the following information: a. in June rained 6 days b, increase worker pay 500 euros to 50 euros c, grabbed 21 fr - Prism

Right angle prism, whose base is right triangle with leg a = 3 cm and hypotenuse c = 13 cm has same volume as a cube with an edge length of 3 dm. a) Determine the height of the prism b) Calculate the surface of the prism c) What percentage of the cub - Kite

John a kite, which is diamond shaped. Its diagonals are 60 cm long and 90 cm long. Calculate: a) the diamond side b) how much paper John needs to make a kite if he needs paper on both sides and needs 5% of the paper for bending. - Triangle KLB

It is given equilateral triangle ABC. From point L which is the midpoint of the side BC of the triangle it is drwn perpendicular to the side AB. Intersection of perpendicular and the side AB is point K. How many % of the area of the triangle ABC is area - Property

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 - Washing powder

A 10-kilogram pack of washing powder is M euros more expensive than a 5-kilogram pack of the same powder. A 5-kilogram package costs P euros. Five kilos of packaging is not worth it, because it is more expensive than half the price of 10 kilos. How much i - Lunch for free

Gastro ticket are "free" and therefore they should be retained. This think many employees in Slovakia. Calculate how much money employee yearly earn if he get 201 gastro tickets of 2.8 € and you know that the company issuing gastro tickets get 4.9% fee o - Church roof

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? - Purchase

Mother bought 5 boxes of milk and 7 kg of potatoes and paid a total CZK 147. Aunt bought 7 boxes of milk and 3 kg of potatoes and paid 131 CZK. What is the price of one carton of milk and 1 kg of potatoes? How CZK together would have saved if bought at th - Money

Everyone complains about the lack of money. In fact, there is no shortage of money, but the relative scarcity of goods and things that people buy for money. Calculate what percentage of the price of all goods and services rose immediately, if everyone ha - Roof 8

How many liters of air are under the roof of tower which has the shape of a regular six-sided pyramid with a 3,6-meter-long bottom edge and a 2,5-meter height? Calculate the supporting columns occupy about 7% of the volume under the roof.

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