2 pipes

2 pipes can fill a tank in 35 minutes. The larger pipe alone can fill the tank in 24 minutes less time than the smaller pipe. How long does each pipie take to fill the tank alone?

Result

a =  60 min
b =  84 min

Solution:  Checkout calculation with our calculator of quadratic equations. Leave us a comment of this math problem and its solution (i.e. if it is still somewhat unclear...): Be the first to comment! To solve this verbal math problem are needed these knowledge from mathematics:

Looking for help with calculating roots of a quadratic equation? Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?

Next similar math problems:

1. Two pipes One pipe fill one-fifth volume 20 minutes before by second one. The two pipes together will fill the tank in two hours. How long is will fill tank each pipe separately?
2. Invitations For every 5 minutes writes Dana 10 invitations, while Anna 14 invitations. How long will write together 120 invitations?
3. 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?
4. Work The first worker would need less than 4 hours to complete the task than the other worker. In fact, both workers worked for two hours together, then the first worker did the remaining work himself. In what proportion should the remuneration of the workers b
5. Wagons and cranes Several of the same cranes unloaded 96 wagons. If there were 2 more cranes there would be less 8 wagons for each crane. How many cranes were here?
6. Two masons Two masons built the garage together - it took 18 days. If they worked independently, the other would work 15 days more than the first. For how many days would build the garage each mason himhelp?
7. Copiers The new copier copying a folder of papers 5 min. faster than the old. The operator used new, but out of toner and exchange took 5 min. In that time copied on the old. The whole work has been done for 9 min. How long would the work done only by old copier?
8. Age problems A) Alex is 3 times as old as he was 2 years ago. How old is he now? b) Casey was twice as old as his sister 3 years ago. Now he is 5 years older than his sister. How old is Casey? c) Jessica is 4 years younger than Jennifer now. In 10 years, Jessica wi
9. Hectoliters of water 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?
10. Three people 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.
11. Six 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?
12. Theorem prove We want to prove the sentence: If the natural number n is divisible by six, then n is divisible by three. From what assumption we started?
13. Solve 3 Solve quadratic equation: (6n+1) (4n-1) = 3n2
14. Equation Equation ? has one root x1 = 8. Determine the coefficient b and the second root x2.
15. Roots Determine the quadratic equation absolute coefficient q, that the equation has a real double root and the root x calculate: ? Find the roots of the quadratic equation: 3x2-4x + (-4) = 0. Determine the discriminant of the equation: ?