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?

Correct result:

t =  4.5 d

Solution:


6•5 = 6•2 + (6-2)•t

4t = 18

t = 92 = 4.5

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