# Excavation

Mr. Billy calculated that excavation for a water connection digs for 12 days. His friend would take 10 days. Billy worked 3 days alone. Then his friend came to help and started on the other end.

On what day since the beginning of the excavation they met?

On what day since the beginning of the excavation they met?

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