Three monks

Three medieval monks has task to copy 600 pages of the Bible. One rewrites in three days 1 page, second in 2 days 3 pages and a third in 4 days 2 sides. Calculate for how many days and what day the monks will have copied whole Bible when they begin Wednesday and Sundays has dedicated exclusively to pray and meditation.

Correct result:

n =  301
x =  3

Solution:

n=600/(1/3+3/2+2/4) 7/6+1=301
301/7=43=>x=3



We would be very happy if you find an error in the example, spelling mistakes, or inaccuracies, and please send it to us. We thank you!






Showing 0 comments:
avatar




Tips to related online calculators
Need help calculate sum, simplify or multiply fractions? Try our fraction calculator.
Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?

You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

Next similar math problems:

  • Three dice
    dices2_2 The player throwing the three dice asked G. Galilei the question: "Should I bet on the sum of 11 or the sum of 12?" What did Galilei answer him? Hint: write down all three triples of numbers that can be thrown and: have a total of 11 have a total of 12 an
  • Three roads
    kolobezka The three boys moved from start to finish on three different routes A, B, C, always at the same time. Adam drove road A 1500 m long on a scooter. Blake walked route B 600 m long on foot. Cyril got on a scooter on route C after a 90 m walk, then he left th
  • Acute triangle
    triangle2 In the acute triangle KLM, V is the intersection of its heights and X is the heel of height to the side KL. The axis of the angle XVL is parallel to the side LM and the angle MKL is 70°. What size are the KLM and KML angles?
  • Roads
    mapa There are 4 roads from city A to city B. There are 5 roads from city B to city C. How many different routes can we come from city A to city C via city B?
  • Construction
    taznice7 Construction the triangle ABC, if you know: the size of the side AC is 6 cm, the size of the angle ACB is 60° and the distance of the center of gravity T from the vertex A is 4 cm. (Sketch, analysis, notation of construction, construction)
  • Number 4
    numbers_3 Kamila wrote all natural numbers from 1 to 400 inclusive. How many times did she write the number 4?
  • The staircase
    schody The staircase has a total height of 3.6 m and forms an angle of 26° with the horizontal. Calculate the length of the whole staircase.
  • Sphere cut
    odsek_gule A sphere segment is cut off from a sphere k with radius r = 1. The volume of the sphere inscribed in this segment is equal to 1/6 of the volume of the segment. What is the distance of the cutting plane from the center of the sphere?
  • Deceleration of car
    cars The car has a speed of 60 km/h and after 100 m journey speed of 40 km/h. What is the deceleration of a car if we assume that its movement is constantly slowed down?
  • Two-element combinations
    combinatorics Write all two-element combinations from elements a, b, c, d.
  • Fresh juice
    flasa The seller offers fresh-squeezed juice, which the customer either pours into his own containers or sells it in liter plastic bottles, which the customer buys from him. A liter of juice costs 40 CZK more than a bottle. There is no charge for turning the ju
  • Ladder
    rebrik How long is a ladder that touches on a wall 4 meters high and its lower part is 3 meters away from the wall?
  • Quadrilateral pyramid
    jehlan_4b_obdelnik Find the height and surface of a regular quadrilateral pyramid with a base edge a = 8cm and a wall height w = 10cm. Sketch a picture.
  • Triangular pyramid
    jehlan3_1 Calculate the volume of a regular triangular pyramid with edge length a = 12cm and pyramid height v = 20cm.
  • Space diagonal angles
    kvadr_diagonal Calculate the angle between the body diagonal and the side edge c of the block with dimensions: a = 28cm, b = 45cm and c = 73cm. Then, find the angle between the body diagonal and the plane of the base ABCD.
  • Ascend vs. descent
    lines Which function is growing? a) y = 2-x b) y = 20 c) y = (x + 2). (-5) d) y = x-2
  • Concrete column
    beton The concrete column of the highway bridge has the shape of a block with dimensions of 1m x 0.8m x 25m. It should be lifted by crane to a height of 20m. What is the power of his engine if the lifting takes 2 minutes?