Units - math word problems

  1. School yearbook
    penize_49 Bianca sold Php.18,500 worth of advertisements for the school yearbook. If she is given a commision of 8%, how much did she earn for the advertisements?
  2. Greg and Bill
    Clock0400_12 Greg is 18 years old. He is 6 less than 4 times Bill's age. How old is Bill?
  3. Flooring a room
    tiles_10 Find the cost of flooring a room 6.5 m by 5 m with square tiles of sides 25 cm at the rate of rupees 9.40 per tile.
  4. Find the 6
    pc_smile_1 Find the total cost of 10 computers at $ 2100 each and 7 boxes of diskettes at $12 each
  5. Fix + percentages
    car1_6 Mrs. Vargas is a car sales agent who earns Php.5,850 monthly plus a 4% commision on all her sales. During a month, she sold a car worth Php.740,000. How much is her total earnings?
  6. Curiosity factor
    wwww 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?.
  7. Phone plan
    phones_3 Victoria's cell phone plan costs $30.00 a month. If she used 12.5 hours in May, how much did Victoria pay per minute?
  8. After 2
    flowers_7 After we planted flowers in 2/5 of our garden, 24m remained unplanted. How many meters is the garden in total? If the total area of the garden is 1, the proportion of the remaining area is?
  9. Bob traveled
    house_3 Bob traveled 20 meters to Dave's house. He arrived in 3 minutes. What was his average speed for the trip.
  10. Loss
    books_34 A bookstore purchased from a publisher the biography of a well-known politician for R15 per copy, but sales have been very poor. The manager has decided to mark the copies down to R12 each to make a quick sale. Calculate the loss on each book as a percenta
  11. Workers 9
    okno2_2 If two workers fix two windows in an hour how many windows can 18 workers fix in the same two windows?
  12. Nine books
    books_42 Nine books are to be bought by a student. Art books cost $6.00 each and biology books cost $6.50 each . If the total amount spent was $56.00, how many of each book was bought?
  13. Jill's
    honey Jill's mom stored some of the honey in a container that held 3/4 of a gallon. She used half of this amount to sweeten tea. How much honey, in cups was used in the tea. Express your answers in cups.
  14. Athletic competition
    runners_7 In a 400 meter athletic competition, a participant covers the distance as given below. find the average speed? first 80 meters 10 m/s next 240 meters 7.5 m/s last 80 meters 10 m/s
  15. An equilateral
    goat__wolf_and_cabbage_1 An equilateral triangle with a side 10 m represents a wooden platform standing in a lawn. A goat is tied to a corner with a 15 m rope. What is the maximum amount of grazing area available to the goat?
  16. Pre účinnosť
    motion2_6 Pre účinnosť bŕzd osobného vozidla je predpísané, že automobil pohybujúci sa po vodorovnej vozovke rýchlosťou 40km. H musí zastaviť na dráhe 15,4 m. Aké veľké je pritom spomalenie automobilu?
  17. A jewelry
    gold A jewelry store has 20 grams of gold. If a pair of earrings need 1/4 gram of gold, how many grams are not used?
  18. Trip to a city
    vylet Lin wants to save $75 for a trip to the city. If she has saved $37.50 so far, what percentage of her goal has she saved? What percentage remains?
  19. Ages 2
    time_13 A man's age is 4 times his son's age. After 5 years he will be just twice his son's age, find their ages.
  20. Deposit is pesos
    penize_49 Sally deposits Php.22,000 in her savings account. If the bank pays 1.5% interest per year, how much will she receive at the end of the year?

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