Common work + fractions - math problems

Number of problems found: 32

  • Reading records
    clock-night-schr Lucy, Tereza, and Petra decided to compile the compulsory reading records together. It would take 30 days for Lucia alone, 36 for Tereza and 45 for Petra. How long will it take to make records if they will work together?
  • Five combers
    permutations_3 Five combers harvest 12 rows of strawberries in 4 hours. How many rows of strawberries will two combers harvest in 10 hours?
  • Two companies
    calendar The family ordered two companies to modify the garden. The first would be done in 20 days, the second would take 40% less time. How long will they work together if the second company started working when the first worked for 4 days?
  • Two workers
    work One worker needs 40 hours to do a job, and the second would do it in 30 hours. They worked together for several hours, then the second was recalled, and the first completed the job itself in 5 hours. How many hours did they work together, and how much did
  • Two workers
    clock-night-schr_12 The first worker would himself completed the work in 8 hours, the other in 6 hours. After two hours of joint work left the first worker to a doctor and other completed work himself. How many hours worked the other worker himself?
  • Two rooms
    clean_1 Woman cleans the room in 30 minutes a man in 90 minutes. How long will take they clean two rooms?
  • Water reservoir
    nadrz_17 One drain hole emptied the water from the tank for 20 hours, with the second drain for 30 hours. How long will the water drain from this tank if we open two drains simultaneously?
  • In the bakery
    chlieb In 2.25 hours, 24 pieces of bread are baked in the bakery. How many breads are baked in the bakery in 6 hours and 45 minutes?
  • Two friends
    clock-night-schr_13 Peter can do all his work himself in 6 hours. Martin can do the same work himself in 8 hours. Peter worked first and then replaced by Martin. Whole work was done in 6.5 hours. Calculate how long Peter worked before replaced by Martin.
  • Sewing
    sewing Beth's mother can sew 235 pairs of short pants in 6 days while Lourdes can sew 187 pairs in 8 days. How many more pairs of short pants can Beth's mother sew?
  • Blueberries
    blueberry 5 children collect 4 liters of blueberries in 1.5 hours. a) How many minutes do 3 children take 2 liters of blueberries? b) How many liters of blueberries will be taken by 8 children in 3 hours?
  • Two diggers
    digging Two diggers should dig a ditch. If each of them worked just one-third of the time that the other digger needs, they'd dig up a 13/18 ditch together. Find the ratio of the performance of this two diggers.
  • Two pumps together
    pumps_6 The first pump will fill the tank itself in 3 hours and the second one in 6 hours. How many hours will the tank be full if both pumps are worked at the same time?
  • Aircraft angines
    aircraft-02 The two engines of the aircraft are enough to supply the fuel for five hours of operation. However, one of the engines has a malfunction and thus consumes one-third more fuel. How long can the plane be in the air before it runs out of fuel? After an hour
  • Water reservoir
    nadrz_3 The water reservoir is filled with one pump for 4 days by the second one for 9 days. Outlet can drain tank in 12 days. How long take fill the reservoir if both pumps are running and not closed outlet channel.
  • Tributaries
    inlets The pool can be filled with two different tributaries. The first inflow would fill the pool in 18 hours, both in 6 hours. How many hours would the pool filled with a second inflow?
  • Painters
    malovka2_3 Six of the painters paint 90 m of fence in five hours. For how long would the 4 painters paint a 45 meter fence? How many meters fence painted painters 5 for two hours?
  • Inlet minus outlet
    inlets_6 Water flows into the tank through two pipes and flows out of the third pipe spontaneously. The pipe A itself would fill the tank in 3 hours, the pipe B itself would fille in 4 hours, and the pipe C itself would flow out in 12 hours. How long will the tank
  • Together
    workers_23 Grandfather, father, and son are carpenters. They decided to make a wardrobe. Father produces it for 12 hours, his son for 15 hours, and grandfather for 10 hours. How long will they make it together?
  • Three machines
    rozvrh_1 The power of the three machines is 2: 3: 5. Two most powerful machines produce 400 parts per hour. How many components make all three machines in 3 hours?

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