Percentages - math word problems
95% of the components manufactured on the lathe comply with the standard, of which 80% of the components are first-class. How likely can we expect a manufactured part to be first class?
- Former price
The price of an article is cut by 10%, to restore it to the former value, by what percent the new price must be increased?
- Percent change
If the length of a rectangle is increased by 25% and the width is decreased by 10%, the area of the rectangle is larger than the area of the original rectangle by what percent?
- Curiosity factor
A blogger starts a new website, initially the number of the traffic is 293 due to their curiosity factor. The business owner estimated that the traffic will increase by 2,6% per week. What will be the number of it in week 5?.
- Masquerade ball
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.
- Shopping center
The shopping center buys from the manufacturer bikes at a purchase price of 180 €. It sells them for a sale price of 250 €. However, in the advertising for the sale of these goods, the shopping center spent 20% of the selling price of all bicycles in stoc
- Six percents
6% of the base is 21. How much is 28% of this base?
- Percentage increase
Increase number 400 by 3.5%
- The sponsor
The school received money from the sponsor. She used one-third to buy computers, half of the rest to adjust the gym. It still has 4000 euros left. How many euros did the sponsor donate to the school?
- Profit growth
The profit of a company increased by 25% during the year 1992, increased by 40% during the year 1993, decreased by 20% in the year 1994 and increased by 10% during the year 1995. Find the average growth in the profit level over the four years periods?
- Horizontal distance
The road has a gradient of 8%. How many meters will the road rise on a horizontal distance of 400m?
- A screen
A screen is 1680 x 1050 pixels. What are the coordinates (and size in pixels) of an centered area which is exactly 33% of the screen size?
- Red diplomas
He numbers of students with honors in 2013 and 2014 are in ratio 40:49. How big is the year-on-year percentage increase?
- STRESSED word
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.
- Discount price
Coat cost 150 euros after sales discount. What is the original price when the discount is 25% of the original price?
94 boys are born per 100 girls. Determine the probability that there are two boys in a randomly selected family with three children.
- Company and employees
There are 370 employees in the company - women are 15% less than men. How many men work in the company?
In January, 2 liters of lemonade were sold for CZK 24, while in February, 2.5 liters of lemonade sold at same price. How much percent was 1 liter of lemonade cheaper in February than in January?
1260 tickets sold. On the first day, 80% was sold on the second day was sold. How many tickets were sold first and how much the next day?
- Carrot seed
Carrot seed germination is 85%, weight 1000 carrots seeds are 2.4g. How many seeds are likely to germinate if we sow 8g of seeds?
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