Percentages - math word problems

  1. Nitrogen
    playground One bag of urea containing 46 percent nitrogen weighs 25 kg. How many bags have to be purchased for fertilizing a field of 41003 square meters if the nitrogen dose is 50.0 kg per hectare?
  2. 3/8 off
    sale_2 A shirt cost 38.95 How much will you pay for the shirt if it has a discount tag for 3/8 off? Round to the nearest cent
  3. Two accounts
    bankovka Two accounts in the bank, one per year interest 2%, the second 3%. Total interest income 1900 USD. If interest rates were reversed, the yield would be USD 200 higher. What are the amounts on each account?
  4. 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?
  5. The fastest
    ship The fastest boat can reach speeds more than 710% as fast as the Queen Mary 2. How would you express this number as a fraction and as a decimal?
  6. The ball
    sphere4 The ball has a radius of 2m. What percentage of the surface and volume is another sphere whose radius is 20% larger?
  7. Two accounts
    bank A banker divided $5000 between 2 accounts, one paying 10% annual interest and the second paying 8% annual interest. Express the amount invested in the 10% account in the terms of the amount invested in the 8% account.
  8. The percent 2
    penize The percent return rate of a growth fund, income fund, and money market are 10%, 7%, and 5% respectively. Suppose you have 3200 to invest and you want to put twice as much in the growth fund as in the money market to maximize your return. How should you i
  9. A cloth
    flowers2 There are flower cloth 495 meters, white cloth 330 meters. What is the percentage of white cloth? How much is white cloth less than flower cloth?
  10. Unknown number
    percent 15% of the unknown number is 18 less than 21% of the same number. What is the unknown number?
  11. Mary
    koralky2 Mary is 12 years old, which is 40% of the age of her mother. How many percent of her mother's age will Mary have after the next 12 years?
  12. Earnings per share
    usd The table below shows the stock price, earnings per share, and dividends per share for three companies for a recent year: Deere &Co. Price $65.70 earnings per share $4.40 Dividends per share $1.16 Google price $528.33 earnings per share $27.72 Dividends
  13. The farm
    kombajn The farm harvested 390 tons of grain. Wheat was 15% more than barley, and rye was 126 tons less than wheat and barley combined. How many tons of wheat, how many tons of barley, and how much rye did the team get?
  14. Auto-tuning
    tv During auto-tuning, the TV searched for 25 channels, four of which were music. The channels are stored in the TV's memory in random order. Express the percentage of the event that the music channel will be saved first.
  15. Pouring alcohol
    roztoky 100 liters of alcohol has 70% How many liters of water need to be added to have 60% alcohol?
  16. Together m+w
    workers Women 30%. Men are 360 more. How many are together?
  17. Cake ingredients
    cesto The yeast cake contains milk, yeast, sugar, and flour in a ratio of 20: 4: 1: 15. What percentage of flour is in yeast?
  18. Two companies
    calendar The family ordered two companies to modify the garden. The first would be done in 20 days, the second would take 40% less time. How long will they work together if the second company started working when the first worked for 4 days?
  19. Washing powder
    vahy2 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
  20. Bdf tablet
    bdf Detective Harry Thomson has come across a surprising mystery. As part of the weekend's action, the tablet he looked for dropped by 30%. He also recommended this bargain to his friend. However, it came to the shop on Monday, and the tablet was 30% more exp

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