Reason + common work - examples
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?
Fields go plow two tractors with various performance. The first tractor plow whole field in 11 hours, the second tractor plow whole field 19 hours longer. How long take plow whole field with two tractors?
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?
Six tractors plowing the field for 8 days. After two days, two tractors broke down. How many days were prolonged work in the field?
- 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?
- 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
I embroider tablecloth in 20 days but if I embroider 3/4 hours a day I have embroider it for 15 days. How long do I embroider a day?
The automaker now produces daily 4 new cars more than last year so the production of 360 cars will save just one full working day. How many working days to produce 360 vehicles needed last year?
20 cows has food for 60 days. We reduce the dose to two-thirds for 18 cows. How many days will be fed?
- Floating floor
In the new building is considered a floating floor worker in each room. 30 minutes lay 9 m2 of the floor. How long 3 workers laid the floor in 4 rooms with a total area of 90 m2?
- Machines 2
2 machines for 50 hours produces 2,000 products. How many machines need to buy to make in 30 hours 15,000 products?
- Oil tank and pipes
The underground oil tank can be filled by two oil pipelines. The first is filled in 72 hours and the second in 48 hours. How many hours from the moment when first pipeline began to fill the oil is it necessary to start filling it with the second to fill in
6 tractors started plowing the field that them together take 12 days. Agronomist hesitates to A) after 2 days to withdraw 2 tractors, or B) after 3 days to withdraw 3 tractors. Help him which of these two cases will be plowing done sooner.
- 5 pumps
Five pump to pump 3 hours 1600 hl of water. How long pumped same amount of water 4 pumps?
- Work at plant
Handyman has vowed to do repair work at the plant for 25 days. However, work had to be shortened and therefore gained helper. Together they made all the corrections for 13 1/3 days. How long the work would take helper himself?
Repairman has vowed to do repair work at the plant for 25 days. However work had to be shortened, and therefore he took helper worker. Together they made all the corrections for the whole days. How long it would take work to helper worker?