Novak

Novak needed to dig up three of the same pit in the garden. The first pit dug father alone for 15 hours. His second dig son helped him and it did that in six hours. The third pit dug son himself. How long it took him?

Result

x =  10 h

Solution:


x/15+1=x/6

3x = 30

x = 10

Calculated by our simple equation calculator.



Our examples were largely sent or created by pupils and students themselves. Therefore, we would be pleased if you could send us any errors you found, spelling mistakes, or rephasing the example. Thank you!





Leave us a comment of this math problem and its solution (i.e. if it is still somewhat unclear...):

Showing 0 comments:
1st comment
Be the first to comment!
avatar




Tips to related online calculators
Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?
Do you want to convert time units like minutes to seconds?

Following knowledge from mathematics are needed to solve this word math problem:

Next similar math problems:

  1. Three people
    clocks_16 Three people start doing a work at a same time. The first worked only 2 hours. The second ended 3 hours before the end. On an individual basis, it would take the first time to do the work 10 hours, second 12 hours and 15 hours third. How many hours did it
  2. Three painters
    painter_10 One painter would have painted the fence for 15 hours, the second in 12 hours. The plot had to be painted in four hours, so they called the third one, and all worked together. For what time would the third painter paint fence the fence alone?
  3. Digging companies
    companies Company A would dig a pit for 12 days, company B for 15 days, company C for 20 days and the company D for 24 days. Work began together companies C and D, but after three days joined them other two companies. How long took to dig a pit?
  4. Pumps A and B
    pump_2 Pump A fill the tank for 12 minutes, pump B for 24 minutes. How long will take to fill the tank if he is only three minutes works A and then both pumps A and B?
  5. Four painters
    painter The company sent four painters to paint the school. They should be done in 12 days. After three days, one painter got ill. How long will the remaining painters paint the school?
  6. Hectoliters of water
    pumps_7 The pool has a total of 126 hectoliters of water. The first pump draws 2.1 liters of water per second. A second pump pumps 3.5 liters of water per second. How long will it take both pumps to drain four-fifths of the water at the same time?
  7. Six workers
    workers Six workers planned to repair the roof in 5 days. After two days, two workers get sick. How long will the remaining workers complete the roof at the same rate of work?
  8. Tonic
    krem One package tonic consume Mom 12 weeks and daughter for 14 weeks. 4 weeks they use the same cream together and then only daughter. How many weeks endured tonic to daughter then?
  9. Two machines
    clock-night-schr_1 The first machine can produce parts in 24 hours, the second in 16 hours. The first started working in the morning at 6:00 pm. Second at 10:00 o'clock. At what hour were all parts made?
  10. Sprayers
    postrekovac The vineyard can be sprayed first sprayer in 5 hours and with the second in 8 hours. How long would it take if we use sprayers both at once?
  11. Harvest time
    clocks2 Grandma and granddaughter Julka reap currants in 15 hours of working together. Julka herself would have currants 10 days after 6 hours of work a day. Find by what percentage the grandma's harvest time was shortened when the granddaughter was involved in c
  12. Six years
    children_9 In six years Jan will be twice as old as he was six years ago. How old is he?
  13. Our house
    malovka_6 Our house would paint four painters in 14 days. How long could it paint five painters? How long will it take if two other painters will come to help after 5 days?
  14. Highway
    truck_3 Six trucks will be used to build the roadside 18 days. After 3 days, two more trucks were sent to build. How long will it take for material move?
  15. Dwarfs
    trpaslik Four dwarfs would prepare firewood for Snow White in580 minutes. After an hour and a half they recruit friends so that finished preparing the wood for 280 minutes. How many dwarfs they recruited?
  16. Baking muffins
    time Aunt Polly is baking muffins at a speed of 4 muffins per minute. Tom comes into the kitchen when Aunt Polly has 12 muffins, and begins to eat these muffins at a speed of 6 muffins per minute. When he finally leaves the kitchen, there are 4 muffins at the
  17. Painters 4
    painter_3 One painter will do the job for 12 days. After a 4 1/3 day he comes second to help him and complete work together for 8 days. How long would work the second painter himself?