# Common work - examples

- Four pavers

Four pavers would pave the square in 18 days. How many pavers do you need to add to done work in 12 days? - The work

The work was to be done by 150 workers. At the beginning of their work, their number reduced by 40, which increased the time of work by 5 and 1/3 of the schedule. How long did work take? - Three people

Three people start doing a work at a same time. The first worked only 2 hours. The second ended 3 hours before the end. On an individual basis, it would take the first time to do the work 10 hours, second 12 hours and 15 hours third. How many hours did it. - Four workers

Four workers will lay the floor of the gym in six hours. After an hour of working together, one of the workers left to the doctor. How long before the remaining three workers finish their work? - Lumberjacks

Fifteen lumberjacks would take 12 days to destroy the broken trees. How many days would this work require if 5 workers added to it after 4 days? - Ten cashiers

Ten cashiers are open at Tesco. Customers wait an average of 15 minutes. How many other cashiers have to open to reduce the waiting time by 4 minutes? - Inlet minus outlet

Water flows into the tank through two pipes and flows out of the third pipe spontaneously. The pipe A itself would fill the tank in 3 hours, the pipe B itself would fille in 4 hours, and the pipe C itself would flow out in 12 hours. How long will the tank. - Flowerbed

Ondra digs the bed in 20 minutes. Cuba in 30 minutes. For how long do they dig together? - Five mechanics

Five mechanics will make a car for some time. How many cars can 30 mechanics produce at the same time? - Pumps

After the floods, four equally powerful pumps exhausted water from the flooded cellar in 6 hours. How many hours would take a drained out with three equally powerful pumps? - Construction of road

For the construction of the road dam, it is supposed to transport six trucks a total of 18 days. After three days, two more cars were sent to the construction site. How long will it take to carry the material? - Hectoliters of water

The pool has a total of 126 hectoliters of water. The first pump draws 2.1 liters of water per second. A second pump pumps 3.5 liters of water per second. How long will it take both pumps to drain four-fifths of the water at the same time? - Pool

If water flows into the pool by two inlets, fill the whole for 18 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 56 laborers planting trees in nurseries. For 8 hour work day would end job in 37 days. After 16 days, 9 laborers go forth? How many days is needed to complete planting trees in nurseries by others, if they will work 10 hours a da - Excavation

Mr. Billy calculated that excavation for a water connection dig for 12 days. His friend would take 10 days. Billy 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? - Logic

A man drinks a barrel of water for 26 days, woman for 48 days, for how many days they drink barrel together? - Pipes

Water pipe has a cross-section 1087 cm^{2}. An hour has passed 960 m^{3}of water. How much water flows through the pipe with cross-section 300 cm^{2}per 9 hours if water flow same speed? - Tractors

Fields go plow two tractors with various performance. The first tractor plow whole field in 11 hours, the second tractor plow whole field 19 hours longer. How long take plow whole field with two tractors? - Road repair

Road repair took 10 days for 36 workers if they worked 9 hours a day. How many days take repair same road 37 workers if they work 8 per day? - Greenhouses

Two workers would make installation of greenhouses for 54 hours. For how many hours does the installation 9 workers?

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