Working time - shortening

The media often speculates about the change (especially to shorten) the working time of the five-day eight-hour working week to another working model. Calculate how many hours a day the employee would have to work a day at 3-day work week if he must work the same number of hours weekly.


h = 13:20 h Wrong answer

Step-by-step explanation:

5 8=3 h h=(5 8/3)=403=13.33333=13:20 h

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