Harmonic mean - examples

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  1. Pond
    rybnik2_1 A pond with two open floodgates will emptied in 20 days. A larger floodgate will emptied whole pond in 30 days. For how long would he be emptied with a smaller floodgate.
  2. Pumping
    pumps_1 The tank is filled with a larger pump in 12 hours and with scond pump in 15 hours. For how long does the tank fill when both pumps are switched on at the same time?
  3. Sequence 11
    sequence_geo_2 What is the nth term of this sequence 1,1/2,1/3,1/4,1/5 ?
  4. Logic
    blue-barrel A man drinks a barrel of water for 31 days, woman for 58 days, for how many days they drink barrel together?
  5. Painter Pavel
    pixla_s_farbou Painter Pavel painted the fence for 20 hours and painter Petr the same fence painted for 17 h. How long should take painted the fence together?
  6. Workers
    workers Two workers fulfill a certain task when working together for 7 days, the first if he worked himself done work in 18 days. How many days will do whole job a second worker?
  7. Tributaries
    pritok 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?
  8. Tractors
    tractors Fields go plow two tractors with various performance. The first tractor plow whole field in 5 hours, the second tractor plow whole field 5 hours longer. How long take plow whole field with two tractors?
  9. Madams
    womans 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 5 hours. How many hours will spend washing the windows this "women's team" if working togethe
  10. Garden
    garden_2 Father dig up the garden in 13 hours. Son in 18 hours. How many hours take dig up the garden together?
  11. See harmonics
    HarmonicMean It is true that the size of the central segment of any trapezoid is the harmonic mean size of its bases? Prove it. Central segment crosses the intersection of the diagonals and is parallel to the bases.
  12. Tanker
    oil-tanker An oil tanker can be emptied by the first pump in 4.4 hours. Second pump can empty an tanker in 7.8 hours. If the first pump started at 8:00 and second 1.4 hour later, at what time will the tanker be empty?
  13. Cleaners
    clean Milan would clean up the room for 2.5 hours, Eric would take 10 hours. How long they swept the room together?
  14. Blueberries
    boruvky Marie earns 1.8 liters of blueberries for 1.2 hours, Peter 2.6 liters for 1.2 hours. How long have earns together one liter?
  15. Fire tank
    fireman Whole fire tank was discharged once in 2 days by first out by second in $n days. Once firefighters pumped out 1/9 of water out from the tank and then let the water flow out both drain. How long take empty the tank?
  16. Cyclist
    1cyclist Cyclist goes uphill 1 km for 6.3 minutes and downhill minutes for 2.1 minutes, both applied to the pedals same force. How long he pass 1 km by plane?
  17. Two diggers
    two-diggers There are two diggers. One digger digs a pit 83 hours second gidding 1.4 times faster. a) how long took to dig a pit second digger b) how long took dig together
  18. Reciprocal
    rec_gamma What is the reciprocal of the sum of the reciprocals of 7 and 2?
  19. Two pumps
    nadrz_4 The first pump fills the tank in 24 hours second pump in another 40 hours. For how long will take fill the tank if operate both pumps at the same time?
  20. Average
    old_automobile What is the average speed of the car, where half of the distance covered passed at speed 59 km/h and the other half at 119 km/h.

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