Fractions + common work - math problems
- Aircraft angines
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
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?
- Two companies
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?
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 workers
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
- Reading records
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?
- Inlet minus outlet
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
- Two pumps together
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?
- Two friends
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.
- Three machines
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?
- Two workers
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?
- Water reservoir
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?
- Two diggers
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.
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?
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?
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?
- Two rooms
Woman cleans the room in 30 minutes a man in 90 minutes. How long will take they clean two rooms?
- Water reservoir
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.
Master shoemaker has three apprentices. First do one pair of boots for two days, second for 1 day, third on 1.5 day. If they worked together, for how long it would take made a couple of boots?
- Master and apprentice
Master painted the roof in 3 hours and apprentice for 4 hours. How many of roof they painted in hour and how many in three quarters of an hour?
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