# Time + harmonic mean - examples

Looking for help with calculating harmonic mean?- 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? - Logic

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

Car goes from point A to point B at speed 70 km/h and back 76 km/h. If they goes there and back at speed 73 km/h trip would take 19 minutes shorter. What is distance between points A and B? - Pedestrian up-down hill

Pedestrian goes for a walk first at plane at 4 km/h, then uphill 3 km/h. Then it is in the middle of the route, turns back and goes downhill at speed 6 km/h. Total walk was 6 hours. How many kilometers went pedestrian? - 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? - 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? - Garden

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

Between the two ports on the river is going steamship. The journey there and back takes 14:49. Downstream steamship traveling at 21 km/h, upstream 9 km/h. What is the distance between the ports? - 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? - 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. - Two valves

Water fill the pool by two valves for 16 days. After 6 days the first valve was stopped and the second valve fill pool for 12 days. How many days took to fill the pool each of the valves individually? - 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? - Forth and back

Car goes from point A to point B at speed 78 km/h and back at 82 km/h. If went there and back at speed 81 km/h journey would take five minutes less. What is the distance between points A and B? - 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? - 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 - 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? - 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?

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