Boots

Master shoemaker has three apprentices. First do one pair of boots for two days, second for 1 day, third on 1.5 day. If they worked together, for how long it would take made a couple of boots?

Result

x =  8 h

Solution:


(1/2+1/1+1.5)(x/24) = 1

3x = 24

x = 8

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