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The population of the UK was 66,650,000 at the beginning of 2020. By 2021, the population is forecast to have grown by 2%. What is the forecast population of the UK in 2021?
Bill buys stocks in Amazon worth £50,000. One year later, Amazon stock has fallen by 12%. How much is Bill’s Amazon holding now worth?
Callum originally purchased a rare bottle of whisky for £2,000. He recently took the bottle to a broker who valued it at £3,160. By what percentage has the value of Callum’s bottle increased?
David originally purchased a classic Aston Martin for £1,200,000. Unfortunately, the market for classic cars took a downturn and his car fell in value to £864,000. By what percentage has the value of David’s Aston Martin decreased?
Andrew’s financial advisor buys stocks in Facebook on his behalf worth £30,000.
One year later, he tells Andrew his Facebook stocks have increased in value by 24%.
One year after that, he tells Andrew that his Facebook stocks have increased a further 40% on top of the last valuation.
Overall, by what percentage has the value of Andrew’s Facebook stocks increased?
The population of Makebelieve City was 8,200 in 2017. In 2018 the population increased by 30%, but the following year in 2019 it decreased by 25%. Find the net percentage increase or decrease in the population over this time.
30 grams of breakfast cereal contains 16.2mg of vitamin C which is 24% of the recommended daily vitamin C intake. What is the total recommended daily vitamin C intake?
Three years after Jason purchased a second hand car, its value had fallen by 75% to £4,000. What was it worth when he originally purchased it?
Emily purchased a painting as a long-term investment. At the time of purchase, the painting was valued at £25,000 and expected to increase in value by 15% per year. Assuming the painting does increase in value at this rate, what would it be worth in 4 years’ time? Round your answer to the nearest £.
A colony of insects is increasing in number at a rate of 25% per week. There were originally 2,000 insects. Calculate the number of insects in the colony after 14 days.
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A rich businessman buys a yacht for £4,000,000. The yacht depreciates in value at a rate of 18% per year. Calculate to the nearest £ how much the businessman will have lost if he sells his yacht 4 years later.