Percentages + time - math problems
Number of problems found: 91
- Volume of wood
Every year, at the same time, an increase in the volume of wood in the forest is measured. The increase is regularly p% compared to the previous year. If in 10 years the volume of wood has increased by 10%, what is the number p?
- Growth of wood
The annual growth of wood in the forest is estimated at 2%. In how many years will make the forest volume double?
- Mortage hypo loan
The Jonáš family decided to buy an older apartment, which cost EUR 30,000. They found EUR 17,000 and took the loan with the bank for the remaining amount. What interest did they receive if they repaid this amount for 15 years at EUR 120 per month?
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?
- Earnings per share
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
- Two companies
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?
- Ice skates
Ice skates were raised twice, the first time by 25%, the second time by 10%. After the second price, their cost was 82.5 euros. What was the original price of skates?
- Harvest time
Grandma and granddaughter Julka reap currants in 15 hours of working together. Julka herself would have currants 10 days after 6 hours of work a day. Find by what percentage the grandma's harvest time was shortened when the granddaughter was involved in c
- Break time
Calculate how many percent of school time is spent on breaks. Calculate data for the whole week.
- Car down
Sarah buys a car costing $12,500. It depreciates value by 8% in the first year, 10% in the second year, and 5% in the third year. Calculate the value of a car after the third year.
- 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 $2
- An investment
How long will it take for an investment to double at a simple interest rate of 5.10% per annum? Express the answer in years and months, rounded up to the next month.
- 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?.
- The machine
The annual depreciation of the machine is 10%. After 8 years, the machine is worth 697 euros. What was the price of this machine at the time of purchase?
- Power input
The construction lift lifted a load weighing 300 kg to a height of 12 m with a uniform movement. How long has it taken for the load to be lifted if the efficiency is 75% and the engine has a power input of 5 kW?
- Three workers
The three workers received € 2,850 together for the work done. They divided them according to the time worked so that the first received 20% less than the second and the third € 50 more than the second. How much EUR did each worker receive?
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
- Precious metals
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, and silver from 2006 through 2009: Year Platinum Gold Silver 2009 62.7 25.0 56.8 2008 -41.3
- A man 2
A man divides $10,000 into two investments, one at 10% and the other at 30%. Find how much is invested at each rate so that the two investments produce the same income annually.
- The crime
The crime rate of a certain city is increasing by exactly 7% each year. If there were 600 crimes in the year 1990 and the crime rate remains constant each year, determine the approximate number of crimes in the year 2025.
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