# Common work - examples

- Repair pipe

20 workers had to repair broken pipes in 30 days. After fourteen days, four laborers joined them. How long did the pipe repair work last? - Three painters

The three painters have painted bridge. The first would work done in 5 days, the second in 6 days, and the third in 7 days. How long will the bridge work if they work together? - Paul earned

Paul earned 300 Kč in one hour, Václav 1/3 more than Paul. Václav worked 60 hours, which is 1/3 fewer hours than Paul worked. How many percents less earned Paul an hour than Václav? How many hours did Paul more than Václav? How much did Paul earn more t - Workers

Two workers will construct the stage at the festival in 54 hours. Organizers need to shorten the assembly time by 42 hours. How many workers must the assembly company send? - Together

If 8 men, 10 women, 16 children collects ₹1024 in 4 days, how many days will be required for 6 men, 5 women and 4 boys to collect ₹768? (₹ is Indian Rupee) - Three pumps

The water tank is emptied with the first pump in 6 hours, with the second pump in 2 hours. In order to be emptied in 1 hour, all three pumps had to be started at once. How long will take tank be emptied by only the third pump? - Pool

If water flows into the pool by two inlets, fill the whole for 18 hours. First inlet filled pool 10 hour longer than second. How long pool is filled with two inlets separately? - Forestry workers

In the forest is employed 43 laborers planting trees in nurseries. For 6 hour work day would end job in 35 days. After 11 days, 8 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 39 days, woman for 64 days, for how many days they drink barrel together? - Pipes

Water pipe has a cross-section 1405 cm^{2.}An hour has passed 756 m^{3}of water. How much water flows through the pipe with cross-section 300 cm^{2}per 15 hours if water flow same speed? - Tractors

Fields go plow two tractors with various performance. The first tractor plow whole field in 20 hours, the second tractor plow whole field 30 hours déle. 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? - Workers

Workers A and B will done work together for 15 days. They worked together 13.5 days. Then A worker became ill and worker B finish the job alone for 7.5 days. If every worker was working alone, how many days took whole work for worker A and B? - Workers

Two workers fulfill a certain task when working together for 8 days, the first if he worked himself done work in 15 days. How many days will do whole job a second worker? - Garden

Father dig up the garden in 9 hours. Son in 13 hours. How many hours take dig up the garden together? - Parquet floor

Three workers laid parquet floor for 2.9 hour. The first one would do this work alone 9 hours, the second in 7 hours. For how many hours would fulfill this work the third worker, if he worked alone? - Madams

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 2 hours. How many hours will spend washing the windows this "women's team" if working togethe - Pumps

The tank is filled with two pumps in 16 minutes. The first pump is filled in 30 minutes earlier than two one. How many minutes is filled with the first pump?

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