Two tributaries

Two tributaries of the pool fill it in 10 hours. One of the tributaries would fill 15 hours. How long would fill the first tributary?

Correct answer:

x =  30 h

Step-by-step explanation:


x/15-x/10 + 1 = 0

x = 30

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