# Word Problems: Problems on percentages, ratios, and fractions

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 Word Problems: Problems on percentages, ratios, and fractions Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

The lessons under this topic show you how to solve typical word problems on percentage. Three basic types of problems are considered:
Type 1 Problems. You are given the base and the rate (percentage), and you are asked to find the part;
Type 2 Problems. You know the base and the part, and you are requested to find the rate (percentage);
Type 3 Problems. The part and the rate (percentage) are given, and you need to find the base.
In the lessons you will find examples of tax calculations, discount calculations, investment growth calculations, population growth calculations, alloys components content calculations and others.

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