Boots

Master shoemaker has three apprentices. First do one pair of boots for two days, second for one day, third on 1.5 days. If they worked together, for how long would it take to make a couple of boots?

Correct answer:

x =  11.0769 h

Step-by-step explanation:

(1/2+1/1+1/1.5)(x/24)=1  (1/2+1/1+1/1.5) (x/24)=1  2.166667x=24  x=1441311.076923=14413 h=11.0769 h



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