Time + common work - examples
- In and out
The empty tank is filled in 12 minutes and empty in 16 minutes. How long does it take to fill if we forgot to close the drain? If the tank has 1000 l.
Two tractors plow the field in 4 hours together. If the first tractor plow half of the field and then the second tractor completed the job, it would take 9 hours. How many hours does the field plow for each tractor separately?
The first worker would need less than 4 hours to complete the task than the other worker. In fact, both workers worked for two hours together, then the first worker did the remaining work himself. In what proportion should the remuneration of the workers b
- Two workers
Two workers should fulfill certain task together for 5 days. If the first worker increased their performance twice and second twice fell, it took them just four days. For how many days would handle the entire task first worker himself?
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?
- Forestry workers
In the forest is employed 63 laborers planting trees in nurseries. For 11 hour work day would end job in 43 days. After 14 days, 22 laborers go forth. How many days is needed to complete a planting trees in nurseries by others, if they will work 15 hours
Mr. Radoslav calculated that excavation for a water connection dig for 10 days. His friend would take 7 days. Radoslav 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 31 days, woman for 58 days, for how many days they drink barrel together?
- Road repair
Road repair took 16 days for 34 workers if they worked 6 hours a day. How many days take repair same road 33 workers if they work 6 per day?
Two workers would make installation of greenhouses for 54 hours. For how many hours does the installation 9 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?
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?
Father dig up the garden in 13 hours. Son in 18 hours. How many hours take dig up the garden together?
- Parquet floor
Three workers laid parquet floor for 1.957 hour. The first one would do this work alone 5 hours, the second in 9 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 5 hours. How many hours will spend washing the windows this "women's team" if working togethe
- 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?
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?
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?
- 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?
- Two workers
The first worker completed the task by himself in 9 hours, the second in 18 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?