Percentages - math word problems

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  • What percentage
    astronaut What percentage of the Earth’s surface is seen by an astronaut from a height of h = 350 km. Take the Earth as a sphere with the radius R = 6370 km
  • The observatory
    kupola The dome of the hemisphere-shaped observatory is 5.4 meters high. How many square meters of sheet metal needs to be covered to cover it, and 15 percent must be added to the minimum amount due to joints and waste?
  • Kaufland sales-off
    kaufland As a rule the goods to the approaching end consumption in Kaufland three days before the end of the consumption to 30% off and one day before the end of the consumption to 50% discounts. Sometimes however the seller has been mistaken and the second discou
  • Icerink
    klzisko-korcule Rectangular rink with dimensions of 68.7 m and 561 dm must be covered with a layer of ice 4.2 cm thick. How many liters of water is necessary for the formation of ice when the volume of ice is 9.7% greater than the volume of water.
  • Mini-survey
    test_11 In the mini-survey of our class about the popularity of individual subjects, it turned out that 11.1% of pupils like mathematics, 18.5% are enjoying languages, 30.4% of pupils like physical education, and the remaining 12 pupils have several popular subje
  • Fuel economy
    car1_4 How many kilometers is sufficient petrol in the cylinder fuel tank with a diameter 40 cm and the base of tank length 1 m, when it is filled to 60% and if the car consume 15 liters per 100 km?
  • Ebay is not free
    usd_7 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 earnin
  • The room
    malovka_5 The room has a cuboid shape with dimensions: length 50m and width 60dm and height 300cm. Calculate how much this room will cost paint (floor is not painted) if the window and door area is 15% of the total area and 1m2 cost 15 euro.
  • Collecting
    papir For the first week of material collection events are picked up at the school 850 kg of paper and 305 kg of rags which represented 55% of total collection for 14 days. How many kilograms of secondary raw materials were handed over totally?
  • Pupils
    family_29 There are 32 pupils in the classroom, and girls are two-thirds more than boys. a) How many percents are more girls than boys? Round the result to a whole percentage. b) How many are boys in the class? c) Find the ratio of boys and girls in the class. W
  • Box
    Rhombic_prism Cardboard box shaped quadrangular prism with a rhombic base. Rhombus has a side 5 cm and one diagonal 8 cm long and height of the box is 12 cm. The box will open at the top. How many cm2 of cardboard we need to cover overlap and joints that are 5% of a
  • When will I be a millionaire?
    milionar_kedy Barry monthly send 280 euros to the bank, which he deposits bear interest of 2.1% p. A. Calculate how many months must Barry save to save 1000000 euros? Inflation, interest rate changes, or bank failures ignore.
  • Hot air balloon
    balon Hot air balloon ascends 25 meters up for a minute after launch. Every minute ascends 75 percent of the height which climbed in the previous minute. a) how many meters ascends six minutes after takeoff? b) what is the overall height 10 minutes after launc
  • Triangular prism
    hranol3b The base of the perpendicular triangular prism is a rectangular triangle with a hypotenuse of 10 cm and one leg of 8 cm. The prism height is 75% of the perimeter of the base. Calculate the volume and surface of the prism.
  • Component fail
    matica There is a 90 percent chance that a particular type of component will perform adequately under high temperature conditions. If the device involved has four such components, determine the probability that the device is inoperable because exactly one of the
  • Masquerade ball
    klobouk 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 cm2.
  • Volume of wood
    wood Every year, at the same time, an increase in the volume of wood in the forest is measured. The increase is regularly p% compared to the previous year. If in 10 years the volume of wood has increased by 10%, what is the number p?
  • The bus stop
    jehlan_1 The bus stop waiting room has the shape of a regular quadrilateral pyramid 4 m high with a 5 m base edge. Calculate how many m2 roofing is required to cover the three walls of the sheathing, taking into account 40% of the additional coverage.
  • Tabitha
    factory_butter_7 Tabitha manufactures a product that sells very well. The capacity of her facility is 241,000 units per year. The fixed costs are $122,000 per year and the variable costs are $11 per unit. The product currently sells for $17. a. What total revenue is req
  • One percent
    led One percent of all the lights in the city are LED, the remaining 99% are conventional. Other types are not there. John counted them honestly but he had counted only conventional. After a good dinner he registered numbers and he have notice that from all

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