Tonic

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?

Result

x =  5.333 t

Solution:


4(1/12+1/14)+x/14 = 1

6x = 32

x = 163 ≈ 5.333333

Calculated by our simple equation calculator.







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

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




To solve this verbal math problem are needed these knowledge from mathematics:

Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?

Next similar examples:

  1. Mason with assistant
    workers_15 Mason had to complete the work in 10 days. Two and a half days later his assistant arrived. Together they completed the work in next three and a half days. How many days would he need an assistant for the same work?
  2. 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?
  3. 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.
  4. Novak
    novakovci 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?
  5. 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?
  6. 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?
  7. 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?
  8. Trucks
    truck_big Truck take you the some amount of clay in 30 hours. Second truck in 40 hours. Trucks carted the clay away some time together then the second truck broke down and the first one completed the job in five hours. What time worked together?
  9. 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?
  10. Invitations
    envelope For every 5 minutes writes Dana 10 invitations, while Anna 14 invitations. How long will write together 120 invitations?
  11. Work
    workers_21 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
  12. Fifth of the number
    numbs_5 The fifth of the number is by 24 less than that number. What is the number?
  13. The tank
    pipe2_4 The tank had 9 inflows to be filled in 21 days. After 9 days, 3 trips out. How many days did the remaining 6 tributaries fill the tank?
  14. Six years
    children_9 In six years Jan will be twice as old as he was six years ago. How old is he?
  15. 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?
  16. Two typists
    lasica_typewriter There are two typists who are rewriting the material 814 pages. First can it handle rewrite yourself for 24 days; the second 12 days. First typist wrote material yourself 4 days rest rewrites yourself second typist. How many days will it take rewriting alt
  17. 12 Moons
    12_mesicku Good Marry came to ask twelve moons for help with collecting strawberries. All twelve moons 1200 strawberries picked in 20 minutes. But lazy months July and August cease tear after 5 minutes. How many minutes in total will take collect strawberries?