Equation + common work - examples
Katy had two dogs. The first one ate a pack of granules a week and the other two times longer. Katka bought them two bags of granules. How long does it last for both dogs?
- Three painters
One painter would have painted the fence for 15 hours, the second in 12 hours. The plot had to be painted in four hours, so they called the third one, and all worked together. For what time would the third painter paint fence the fence alone?
- Two pipes
How long will the pool be filled with a double supply pipe if it takes the pool to fill the first pipe by 4 hours longer and the second pipe 9 hours longer than both pipes open at the same time?
- Two friends
Peter can do all his work himself in 6 hours. Martin can do the same work himself in 8 hours. Peter worked first and then replaced by Martin. Whole work was done in 6.5 hours. Calculate how long Peter worked before replaced by Martin.
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
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?
A man drinks a barrel of water for 26 days, woman for 48 days, for how many days they drink barrel together?
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?
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?
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?
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
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?
- 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?
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 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.
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?
Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?