# Common work + harmonic mean - 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? - 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? - Flowerbed

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

A man drinks a barrel of water for 26 days, woman for 48 days, for how many days they drink barrel together? - 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? - 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 5 days, the first if he worked himself done work in 13 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 2.301 hour. The first one would do this work alone 7 hours, the second in 6 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? - Three workers

Three workers A, B, C have to work on a specific task. Workers A and B completed whole task in 14 days, B together with C for 23 days, A together with C for 13 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? - 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 - Machines

In the workshop are three machines. The first is treated 250 parts for 4.7 hours, the second is treated 300 parts for 1.9 hours and the third is treated 230 parts for 4.6 hours. How long will take to make 3100 parts if worked all three machines at the. - Tributaries

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? - 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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