Percentages + unit conversion - math problems

Number of problems found: 54

  • Decibel
    By what percentage does the sound intensity increase if the sound intensity level increases by 1 dB?
  • Natural fertilizer
    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?
  • Hiking trip
    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
  • Beer tapping
    When checking compliance with the beer tapping, it was found that 60% of the offered beers were underfilled. The others were fine. Thus, instead of 0.5 l, the volume was 4.4 dcl on average. What was the volume of one average underfilled beer?
  • Metal sheets
    How much metal sheet is needed to produce 8 gutters 4 m long and 12 cm in diameter? During production, joints calculate at 3% of total consumption.
  • Chestnuts
    Three divisions of nature protectors participated in the collection of chestnut trees.1. the division harvested 1250 kg, the 2nd division by a fifth more than the 1st division and the 3rd division by a sixth more than the second division. How many tons of
  • What percentage
    What percentage of the Earth’s surface is seen by an astronaut from a height of h = 350 km. Take the Earth as a sphere with the radius R = 6370 km
  • Nitrogen
    One bag of urea containing 46 percent nitrogen weighs 25 kg. How many bags have to be purchased for fertilizing a field of 41003 square meters if the nitrogen dose is 50.0 kg per hectare?
  • Gutter pipe
    How many m² of sheet metal is required to produce a 12 m long and 18 cm wide gutter, if 7% bend is required?
  • 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?
  • 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.
  • 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?
  • Mushrooms
    Grandfather gathered fresh mushrooms. The fifth was wormwood, and we threw it away. The other dried up. He obtained 720 grams of dried mushrooms. How many kilograms did the grandfather collect, and by drying the mushrooms, they lost 75% of their weight?
  • Helmet
    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
  • Hectoliters
    How many hectoliters of water is in a garden barrel with 90 cm diameter and a height of 1.3 m if it is filled to 80% of its capacity?
  • The room
    The room has a cuboid shape with dimensions: length 50m and width 60dm and height 300cm. Calculate how much this room will cost paint (a floor is not painted) if the window and door area is 15% of the total area and 1m2 cost 15 euro.
  • Fruit juice
    Fruit juice contains 37.5% sugar. How many percents of sugar will be in the flavored mineral that we prepare from 100 grams of fruit juice and 1.4 liters of mineral? (1 liter = 1 kg)
  • Water tank
    A 288 hectoliter of water was poured into the tank with dimensions 12 m and 6 m bottom and 2 m depth. What part of the volume of the tank water occupied? Calculate the surface of tank wetted with water.
  • Sugar cubes
    The glass has 600 ml of tea, which represents 80% of the volume of the glass. If you put twenty regular sugar cubes of 2 cm in the tea, how many ml of tea are poured?
  • Job task
    After two hours and 40 minutes, the job is finished. Compared to last year, we were 40 minutes faster. What is the percentage increase to our performance?

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