Percentages - high school - math problems

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  • Three groups
    workers In the company, employees are divided into three groups. In the first group, which includes 12% of the company's total number of employees, the average salary is CZK 40,000, in the second group CZK 35,000, in the third group CZK 25,000. The average salary
  • Three colors
    balls2 Find the probability that 3 balls of the same color will be drawn from fate with 10 white, 10 red, and 10 blue balls.
  • Decibel
    tv By what percentage does the sound intensity increase if the sound intensity level increases by 1 dB?
  • Natural fertilizer
    garden The rectangular garden measuring 120m and 60m was fertilized with 16kg of natural fertilizer. Natural fertilizer contains 45% organic matter. How much organic matter falls on 1 m2 of garden?
  • The water barrel
    sud_h2o The water barrel weighs 122 kg. If we pour 75% of the water out of it, it will weigh 35 kg. What is the weight of the barrel?
  • Part-time workers
    mince Three part-time workers received CZK 1,235 for their work. The first received 20% less than the second and the third received 45 CZK more than the second. Determine how many crowns (CZK) each of them received.
  • Hiking trip
    walker Rosie went on a hiking trip. The first day she walked 18kilometers. Each day since she walked 90 percent of what she walked the day before. What is the total distance Rosie has traveled by the end of the 10th day? Round your final answer to the nearest ki
  • Birthday paradox
    holland How large must the group of people be so that the probability that two people have a birthday on the same day of the year is greater than 90%?
  • Slow saving in banks
    penize How long will it take to save € 9,000 by depositing € 200 at the beginning of each year at 2% interest?
  • Percentage increase
    exp_growth2 What is the annual percentage increase in the city when the population has tripled in 20 years?
  • All use computer
    workers It is reported that 72% of working women use computers at work. Choose 3 women at random, find the probability that all 3 women use a computer in their jobs.
  • The dealer
    cars The dealer planned to sell 40% of the cars he had in stock in May. However, he sold 20 less cars, ie only 15% of cars. a) How many cars did he have in stock? b) How many cars did he sell in May?
  • Savings
    500eur The depositor regularly wants to invest the same amount of money in the financial institution at the beginning of the year and wants to save 10,000 euros at the end of the tenth year. What amount should he deposit if the annual interest rate for the annua
  • The test
    test The test contains four questions, and there are five different answers to each of them, of which only one is correct, the others are incorrect. What is the probability that a student who does not know the answer to any question will guess the right answer
  • Cone roof
    kuzel2 How many m2 of roofing is needed to cover a cone-shaped roof with a diameter of 10 m and a height of 4 m? Add an extra 4% to the overlays.
  • Alarm systems
    cars What is the probability that at least one alarm system will signal the theft of a motor vehicle when the efficiency of the first system is 90% and of the independent second system 80%?
  • Contestants
    penize The three best contestants are to divide the total prize of CZK 4,200. The second gets 20% more than the third. And the first one gets 200 CZK less than the second and the third together. How much will everyone get?
  • Cube in sphere
    sphere_in_cube The cube is inscribed in a sphere with a radius r = 6 cm. What percentage is the volume of the cube from the volume of the ball?
  • 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.
  • Corona virus
    covid19 Calculate an estimate of the percentage of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) declined due to the quarantine related to the corona COVID-19 virus that lasts for 2 months, during which time the economic activity is down by 80%.

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