Tributaries

The first tributary fill pool with water in 15 hours.
The second tributary fill pool in 10 hours. For how many hours the pool is filled with both tributaries?

Result

x =  6 h

Solution:


x(1/15+1/10)=1

5x = 30

x = 6

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