# Common work - 9th grade (14y) - examples

- A report

Maricris can type a committee report in 5 hours. Jane helped Maricris and together they finished the report in 3 hours. How long would it take Jane to complete the report she had worked alone? - 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? - 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 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 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? - 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? - 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 - Painter Pavel

Painter Pavel painted the fence for 16 hours and painter Petr the same fence painted for 13 h. How long should take painted the fence together? - Tanker

An oil tanker can be emptied by the first pump in 4.9 hours. Second pump can empty an tanker in 8 hours. If the first pump started at 4:00 and second 1.4 hour later, at what time will the tanker be empty? - Water inlets

Inlet valve with a flow rate of 12 liters per second is filled tank for 72 minutes. How long take to fill full tank if we open one more such valve half an hour after? - Three workers

Three workers A, B, C have to work on a specific task. Workers A and B completed whole task in 11 days, B together with C for 15 days, A together with C for 24 days. How long it would take to complete the task every one of them alone? How long it would. - Blueberries

Marie earns 3 liters of blueberries for 3.4 hours, Peter 2.4 liters for 2.9 hours. How long have earns together one liter? - Tractors

Six tractors plowing the field for 8 days. After two days, two tractors broke down. How many days were prolonged work in the field? - Two workers

The first worker completed the task by himself in 9 hours, the second in 15 hours. After two hours of joint work left first worker to a doctor and the second finished the job himself. How many hours worked second worker himself? - 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? - Three drivers

Three driversdriving the same direction found that they have same amounth of gasoline. The first is enough to go 6 km, 4 km second and third 3km. Gasoline they divided so all three just drove to the nearest petrol station. How many km away was a petrol sta - Two valves

Water fill the pool by two valves for 11 days. After 7 days the first valve was stopped and the second valve fill pool for 7 days. How many days took to fill the pool each of the valves individually? - Fire tank

Whole fire tank was discharged once in 5 days by first out by second in $n days. Once firefighters pumped out 6/13 of water out from the tank and then let the water flow out both drain. How long take empty the tank?

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