# Harmonic mean - examples

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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? - 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? - 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? - 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? - Painters

The first team of painters would paint bridge in 15 days, the second in 10 days. After 3 days of working together second team goes out and continue only first team. How many days took second team to finish painting the bridge? - 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? - Cleaners

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

First painter painted fence himself for 12 hours, the second painter 3 hours sooner than first, and the third painters slowest up to 20 hours. How long took them paint fence if worked together? - Workers

Workers A and B will done work together for 20 days. They worked together 18 days. Then A worker became ill and worker B finish the job alone for 11 days. If every worker was working alone, how many days took whole work for worker A and B? - 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. - Machines

In the workshop are three machines. The first is treated 350 parts for 4.3 hours, the second is treated 490 parts for 4.6 hours and the third is treated 360 parts for 3.7 hours. How long will take to make 3080 parts if worked all three machines at the. - Pool

If water flows into the pool by two inlets, fill the whole for 9 hours. First inlet filled pool 8 hour longer than second. How long pool is filled with two inlets separately?

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