Common work - examples
A pond with two open floodgates will emptied in 20 days. A larger floodgate will emptied whole pond in 30 days. For how long would he be emptied with a smaller floodgate.
The tank is filled with a larger pump in 12 hours and with scond pump in 15 hours. For how long does the tank fill when both pumps are switched on at the same time?
Two workers would make installation of greenhouses for 54 hours. For how many hours does the installation 9 workers?
A man drinks a barrel of water for 31 days, woman for 58 days, for how many days they drink barrel together?
- Painter Pavel
Painter Pavel painted the fence for 20 hours and painter Petr the same fence painted for 17 h. How long should take painted the fence together?
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?
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?
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?
- 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?
The vineyard can be sprayed first sprayer in 5 hours and with the second in 7 hours. How long would it take if we use sprayers both at once?
6 tractors started plowing the field that them together take 12 days. Agronomist hesitates to A) after 2 days to withdraw 2 tractors, or B) after 3 days to withdraw 3 tractors. Help him which of these two cases will be plowing done sooner.
For every 5 minutes writes Dana 10 invitations, while Anna 14 invitations. How long will write together 120 invitations?
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
Father dig up the garden in 13 hours. Son in 18 hours. How many hours take dig up the garden together?
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?
- Two workers
Two workers together execute some work in 10 days. The first worker would have done himself in 20 days. How many days would have done himself a second worker?
- Two tributaries
Two tributaries of the pool fill it in 10 hours. One of the tributaries would fill 15 hours. How long would fill the first tributary?
Five painters painting the fence for eight days. How many days over will take work if paint the fence only four decorators?
- 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?
Worker and apprentice execute the work for 6 hours. Worker performs himself in 10 hours. How long do the work of an apprentice?