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- Three tributaries
It is possible to fill the pool with three tributaries. The first would take 12 hours, the second 15 hours, and the third 20 hours. The day before the summer season began, the manager opened all three tributaries simultaneously. How long did it take to fil
- Six workers
Six workers planned to repair the roof in 5 days. After two days, two workers get sick. How long will the remaining workers complete the roof at the same rate of work?
If water flows into the pool by two inlets, fill the whole for 8 hours. The first inlet filled pool 6 hour longer than second. How long pool take to fill 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 are needed to complete planting trees in nurseries by others, if they will work 10 hours a d
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 can drink a barrel of water for 26 days, woman for 48 days. How many days will a barrel last between them?
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 2.301 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?
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?
Six tractors plowing the field for 8 days. After two days, two tractors broke down. How many days were prolonged work in the field?
- 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.
- 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?
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?
- 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
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