Harvesters

The first harvester reaps the grain from land for 24 hours, the second harvester for 16 hours. For how many hours will take harvest by two harvesters, but the second harvester started working four hours later than the first?

Result

t =  12

Solution:


t/24 + (t-4)/16 = 1

5t = 60

t = 12

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