# Percentages - math word problems

- Car down

Sarah buys a car costing $12,500. It depreciates in value by 8% in the first year, 10% the second year and 5% in the third year. Calculate the value of a car after the third year. - Butter fat

A quarter of kg butter contains 82% fat. How many grams of fat are in four cubes of butter? - Three-day trip

The cyclist on three-day trip travel 30% of the total route on the first day, 3/5 of the rest on the second day and 35 km on the third day. How many kilometers did travel cyclists each day and how many? - Water in vegetables

Tomatoes in the store contain 99% water. After being transported to the shop, they were slightly dried and contained only 98% of water. How many kgs of tomatoes are in the store if there were 300 kg in stock?` - AMSL and skiing

Tomas skis from point A (3200m above sea level to place B. Hill has 20% descent. The horizontal distance between the start and finish is 2,5km. At what altitude is point B? - Camel and water

84% of the camel's weight is water. After drinking, its weight increased to 832 kg and water accounted for 85% of its weight. How much did it weigh before drinking? - The hiker

The hiker will travel 40% of the route on the first day 1and/3 of the rest od second day. Last day 30 km. What was the length of the 3-day trip? How many kilometers did he walk each day? - Copper sulphate

How much g of water do we have to add to 240 g of an 84% CuSO4 solution to produce a 60% solution? (Express the mass of crystalline CuSO4 in the original solution and in the resulting solution and compare them. ) - Sales off

After discounting 40% the goods cost 15 €. How much did the cost of the goods before the discount? - Seat

How much m² of fabric do we need to sew a 50cm-shaped cube-shaped seat if 10% of the material we add to the folds? - Drilling machine

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 - Summerjob

The temporary workers planted new trees. Of the total number of 500 seedlings, they managed to plant 426. How many percents did they meet the daily planting limit? - Prices

The price of the product was increased by 35%. How many percents of the new price we have to make it cheaper so that its price is equal to the original price? - Gasoline-oil ratio

The manufacturer of a scooter engine recommends a gasoline-oil fuel mixture ratio of 15 to 1. In a particular garage, we can buy pure gasoline and a gasoline-oil mixture, which is 75% gasoline. How much gasoline and how much of the gasoline-oil mix do w - An investment

How long will it take for an investment to double at a simple interest rate of 5.10% p. A. ? Express the answer in years and months, rounded up to the next month. - Car repair

John bought a car for a certain sum of money. He spent 10% of the cost to repairs and sold the car for a profit of Rs. 11000. How much did he spend on repairs if he made a profit of 20%? - Tabitha

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 - Adding percentages

55%+36%+88%+71%+100=63% what is whole (X)? Percents can be added directly together if they are taken from the same whole, which means they have the same base amount. .. . You would add the two percentages to find the total amount. - Sphere radius

The radius of the sphere we reduce by 1/3 of the original radius. How much percent does the volume and surface of the sphere change? - Here is

Here is a data set (n=117) that has been sorted. 10.4 12.2 14.3 15.3 17.1 17.8 18 18.6 19.1 19.9 19.9 20.3 20.6 20.7 20.7 21.2 21.3 22 22.1 22.3 22.8 23 23 23.1 23.5 24.1 24.1 24.4 24.5 24.8 24.9 25.4 25.4 25.5 25.7 25.9 26 26.1 26.2 26.7 26.8 27.5 27.

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