Percentages Problems

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  • 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
  • Inflation
    tsar Once upon a time, tsar owned a money printer and printed and printed. The result of printing money prices went up,in the first year 3.9 %, in the second 6%, in the third 4.7% and in the fourth 5.5%. Then tsar was failed in election. Calculate the average
  • Wheat
    field_1 The rectangle shaped field with dimensions 1268 m and 745 m harvested last year was 4959 q wheat. (1 q = 1 quintal = 100 kg). During the year, it was necessary to fix the pipe and therefore did kick wide 4 m parallel to the side of the field 745 m, where
  • 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 requ
  • Solidarity
    salt Imagine a word solidarity means that salt donation to the needy, who have neither the salt. If we take word solidarity has word base salt + gift (only in Slovakian language). Calculate how many kilos of salt sympathetic citizen "gives" government a year i
  • 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 p
  • Car rent
    car_5 Rental cars are paid a fixed daily fee plus 16 cents for each kilometer traveled. Samuel want to rent a car for a day and worked out that will pay 175 euros. When paying he got a 20% discount on the daily fee, the cost per kilometer is unchanged. Samuel t
  • Profitable bank deposit 2012
    eurocoins Calculate the value of what money lose creditor with a deposit € 9500 for 4 years if the entire duration is interest 2.6% p.a. and tax on interest is 19%. Annual inflation is 3.7% (Calculate what you will lose if you leave money lying idle at negative int
  • Three piles
    sugar 100 kg of sugar we divide into three piles. The first pile is small. If we added to second 2 kg of sugar it would have 25% more sugar than the first pile. If we added to third pile 3 kg of sugar it would have 20% more sugar than the 2nd pile. How many kil
  • Bricks
    cihla_brick Openings in perforated bricks occupy 10% and brick has dimensions 30 cm, 15 cm and 7.5 cm. Calculate a) the weight of a perforated bricks, if you know that the density of the full brick material is p = 1800 kg/m3 (1.8 kg/dm3) b) the number of perforated
  • The recommended
    books The recommended price of the novel "Laughing Sun" is 285 SKK. The bookseller bought 60 pieces of the novel at the wholesale store and paid 82% of the recommended price (18% is his profit for selling books). For the recommended price, he sold 55 pieces of
  • Purchase
    cart 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
  • Drilling machine
    heavy-drilling-machine-500x500 A manufacturing firm purchased a heavy duty drilling machine. They were given two payment options: Option 1: Make a payment of $46,000 immediately to settle the invoice for the machine. Option 2: Make a payment of $21,500 immediately and the balance of $2
  • Election mathematics
    statny-znak-sr_1 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 parliam
  • Normal Distribution
    normal_d At one college, GPA's are normally distributed with a mean of 3.1 and a standard deviation of 0.4. What percentage of students at the college have a GPA between 2.7 and 3.5?
  • Helmet
    Clock0400_7 Nowadays cycling better results could be obtained not only due to rider physical preparation but also thanks to using updated technologies. One of the essential parts of the rider´s equipment is his or her helmet. While most bikers wear a helmet mainly to
  • The university
    family_1 At a certain university, 25% of students are in the business faculty. Of the students in the business faculty, 66% are males. However, only 52% of all students at the university are male. a. What is the probability that a student selected at random in the
  • Human buying irrationality
    athlonxp 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 XP 1
  • Precious metals
    gold_3 In 2006-2009, the value of precious metals changed rapidly. The data in the following table represent the total rate of return (in percentage) for platinum, gold, an silver from 2006 through 2009: Year Platinum Gold Silver 2009 62.7 25.0 56.8 2008 -41.3 4
  • STRESSED word
    DESSERTS Each letter in STRESSED is printed on identical cards, one letter per card, and assembled in random order. Calculate the probability that the cards spell DESSERTS when assembled.

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