Common work - examples
- Five pumps
The water tank is filled with two pumps in 48 minutes. How long would it take to fill it with 5 same pumps?
Two turners perform joint work in 3 hours. The first turner would perform the job himself in 7 hours. How long would the same job last for a second turner if he worked alone?
Six seamstresses should make 60 shirts in five business days. After three days two seamstresses were sick. How many days have the remaining seamstresses to finish contract?
Grandfather, father, and son are carpenters. They decided to make a wardrobe. Father produces it for 12 hours, his son for 15 hours, and grandfather for 10 hours. How long will they make it together?
- In and out
The empty tank is filled in 12 minutes and empty in 16 minutes. How long does it take to fill if we forgot to close the drain? If the tank has 1000 l.
Two tractors plow the field in 4 hours together. If the first tractor plow half of the field and then the second tractor completed the job, it would take 9 hours. How many hours does the field plow for each tractor separately?
If water flows into the pool by two inlets, fill the whole for 12 hours. First inlet filled pool 6 hour longer than second. How long pool is filled with two inlets separately?
- Forestry workers
In the forest is employed 63 laborers planting trees in nurseries. For 11 hour work day would end job in 43 days. After 14 days, 22 laborers go forth. How many days is needed to complete a planting trees in nurseries by others, if they will work 15 hours
Mr. Radoslav calculated that excavation for a water connection dig for 10 days. His friend would take 7 days. Radoslav worked 3 days alone. Then his friend came to help and started on the other end. On what day since the beginning of excavation they met?
A man drinks a barrel of water for 35 days, woman for 62 days, for how many days they drink barrel together?
Water pipe has a cross-section 1420 cm2. An hour has passed 831 m3 of water. How much water flows through the pipe with cross-section 300 cm2 per 8 hours if water flow same speed?
Fields go plow two tractors with various performance. The first tractor plow whole field in 5 hours, the second tractor plow whole field 5 hours longer. How long take plow whole field with two tractors?
- Road repair
Road repair took 16 days for 34 workers if they worked 6 hours a day. How many days take repair same road 33 workers if they work 6 per day?
Two workers would make installation of greenhouses for 54 hours. For how many hours does the installation 9 workers?
Workers A and B will done work together for 20 days. They worked together 18 days. Then A worker became ill and worker B finish the job alone for 11 days. If every worker was working alone, how many days took whole work for worker A and B?
Two workers fulfill a certain task when working together for 7 days, the first if he worked himself done work in 18 days. How many days will do whole job a second worker?
Father dig up the garden in 11 hours. Son in 13 hours. How many hours take dig up the garden together?
- Parquet floor
Three workers laid parquet floor for 1.957 hour. The first one would do this work alone 5 hours, the second in 9 hours. For how many hours would fulfill this work the third worker, if he worked alone?
During the spring cleaning ladies going to wash windows. Mother takes wash all the windows 5 hours, the grandmother 3 times longer and Paula wash all windows in 5 hours. How many hours will spend washing the windows this "women's team" if working togethe
The tank is filled with two pumps in 28 minutes. The first pump is filled in 59 minutes earlier than two one. How many minutes is filled with the first pump?