Equation + common work - examples
- The work
The work was to be done by 150 workers. At the beginning of their work, their number reduced by 40, which increased the time of work by 5 and 1/3 of the schedule. How long did work take?
- Three people
Three people start doing a work at a same time. The first worked only 2 hours. The second ended 3 hours before the end. On an individual basis, it would take the first time to do the work 10 hours, second 12 hours and 15 hours third. How many hours did it.
Fifteen lumberjacks would take 12 days to destroy the broken trees. How many days would this work require if 5 workers added to it after 4 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?
- Inlet minus outlet
Water flows into the tank through two pipes and flows out of the third pipe spontaneously. The pipe A itself would fill the tank in 3 hours, the pipe B itself would fille in 4 hours, and the pipe C itself would flow out in 12 hours. How long will the tank.
- Construction of road
For the construction of the road dam, it is supposed to transport six trucks a total of 18 days. After three days, two more cars were sent to the construction site. How long will it take to carry the material?
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 2.301 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?
- 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.
Six tractors plowing the field for 8 days. After two days, two tractors broke down. How many days were prolonged work in the field?
Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?