# CARROT, SPORT CAR, CLASSIC CAR AND LUXURY HOME SELLING PRICE (MATH QUESTIONS)

The farmer grows carrots.
In 2014 the selling price for carrots was \$96 per tonne.
In 2015 this selling price increased by 18%.
Work out the increase in the selling price from 2014 to 2015.

Mathematics Cambridge IGCSE Test (0580 m16 qp 32)

The increase in the selling price from 2014 to 2015 is
18% of \$96 = \$17.28
So, this carrot’s selling price per tonne was increase \$17.28 from 2014 to 2015

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SIMILAR  QUESTION (EXAMPLE QUESTION ONLY)

1) An attorney bought a sport car.
In 2017 the selling price for a sport car was \$30,476.
In 2018 this selling price increased by 15% from the previous year.
Calculate the increase in the selling price of a sport car from 2017 to 2018.

The increase in the selling price from 2017 to 2018 is

15% of \$30,476 = \$4571.4

So, this sport car’s selling price was increase \$4571.4 from 2017 to 2018

2) A Criminal Defense attorney bought a classic car.
In 2016 the selling price for a classic car was \$43,796.
In 2017 this selling price increased by 13% from the previous year.
Calculate the increase in the selling price of a classic car from 2016 to 2017.

The increase in the selling price from 2016 to 2017 is

13% of \$43,796 = \$5693.48

So, this classic car’s selling price was increase \$5693.48 from 2016 to 2017

3) A Criminal Defense attorney bought a luxury home.
In 2015 the selling price for a luxury home was \$3,600,000.
In 2016 this selling price increased by 19% from the previous year.
Calculate the increase in the selling price of a luxury home from 2015 to 2016.

The increase in the selling price from 2015 to 2016 is

19% of \$3,600,000 = \$684,000

So, this luxury home’s selling price was increase \$684,000 from 2015 to 2016