# Harmonic mean - examples

Looking for help with calculating harmonic mean?- Pond

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. - Pumping

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? - Sequence 11

What is the nth term of this sequence 1,1/2,1/3,1/4,1/5 ? - Logic

A man drinks a barrel of water for 31 days, woman for 58 days, for how many days they drink barrel together? - Painter Pavel

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? - 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? - 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? - 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? - 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 5 hours. How many hours will spend washing the windows this "women's team" if working togethe - Garden

Father dig up the garden in 13 hours. Son in 18 hours. How many hours take dig up the garden together? - See harmonics

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. - 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? - Cleaners

Milan would clean up the room for 2.5 hours, Eric would take 10 hours. How long they swept the room together? - Blueberries

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? - Fire tank

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? - Cyclist

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? - 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 - Reciprocal

What is the reciprocal of the sum of the reciprocals of 7 and 2? - Two pumps

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? - Average

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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