# Tractors

Six tractors plowing the field for 8 days. After two days, two tractors broke down. How many days were prolonged work in the field?

Result

x =  3 d

#### Solution:

6*8 = 2*6+(x+(8-2))*(6-2)

4x = 12

x = 3

Calculated by our simple equation calculator.

Leave us a comment of example 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:

Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation? Most natural application of trigonometry and trigonometric functions is a calculation of the triangles. Common and less common calculations of different types of triangles offers our triangle calculator. Word trigonometry comes from Greek and literally means triangle calculation.

## Next similar examples:

1. Lumberjacks
Fifteen lumberjacks would take 12 days to destroy the broken trees. How many days would this work require if 5 workers added to it after 4 days?
2. Repair pipe
20 workers had to repair broken pipes in 30 days. After fourteen days, four laborers joined them. How long did the pipe repair work last?
3. The tank
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?
4. 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?
5. Two workers
Two workers together execute some work in 10 days. The first worker would have done himself in 20 days. How many days would have done himself a second worker?
6. Mushrooms
For five days, we have collected 410 mushrooms. Interestingly every day we have collected 10 mushrooms more than the preceding day. How many mushrooms we have collected during 4th day?
7. Family
Mom is 42 years old and her daughters 13 and 19. After how many years will mother as old as her daughter together?
8. 12 Moons
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?
9. Two workers
The first worker completed the task by himself in 9 hours, the second in 15 hours. After two hours of joint work left first worker to a doctor and the second finished the job himself. How many hours worked second worker himself?
10. Trucks
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?
11. 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.
12. Candy
Peter had a sachet of candy. He wanted to share with his friends. If he gave them 30 candies, he would have 62 candies. If he gave them 40 candies, he would miss 8 candies. How many friends did Peter have?
13. Proportion
write the following proportion 8 is to 64 as to 2 is to x
14. Two ages
Gabrielle is 9 years younger than Mikhail. The sum of their ages is 87. What is Mikhail's age?
15. Workers 2
Worker dug the trench for 7 hours, another worker for 10 hours. They recruited to work even one worker more. Digging should be done for 2 hours. For how long would dig third worker alone?
16. Simple equation
Solve for x: 3(x + 2) = x - 18
17. Two tributaries
Two tributaries of the pool fill it in 10 hours. One of the tributaries would fill 15 hours. How long would fill the first tributary?