# Simple proportion + work - practice problems

#### Number of problems found: 41

- Wall builders

If 12 men can build a wall 398 metres long in 48 days, how long would it take 33 men to build a wall 347 metres long? Answer to 3 decimal places. - Strawberries

Three people pick strawberries from 48 rows in 8 hours. How many hours do five people need to pick strawberries from 20 rows? - The bricklayer

The bricklayer built a six-meter base of the fence in 3 hours. How long does it take to build a 14 m long base? - Part-timers

Six part-timers would take seven hours to pick strawberries. How long would this work take if two more temporary workers were added after three hours? - Deadline

Five equally skilled masons built half the wall in 14 days. In order to meet the planned deadline, the remaining part must be built in 6 days. How many more masons need to be allocated for construction? - Three

Three pavers will pave the sidewalk in 4 days. How long does it take for two tiles to pave the same sidewalk? - Book reading

Susan thought, "If I read 15 pages a day, I will read the whole book in 8 days. “How many pages would she have to read a day if she wanted to finish the book on the 6th day from the start of reading? And how many pages does the book have? - Mr. Ben

Mr. Ben drives bricks to the construction site. If he drove three times a day, he would make bricks in 8 days. How many times a day would he go every day to be done 2 days earlier? - Everyone drinks the same

24 bricklayers drink 72 beverage bottles a day at the construction site. How many bottles would 19 bricklayers need? Everyone drinks the same. - Reading

If I read 15 pages a day, I will read the whole book in 18 days. How long will it take to read a book if I only read 9 pages every day? - Diggers

Eight diggers will do the job in 85 hours. After 21 hours, 3 diggers had to leave. How many hours will the work be done? - Book reading

Suzan reads a book. If she read half an hour a day, she would read it in nine days. How many minutes does he have to read a day if he wants to read it three days earlier? - Six workers

Six workers earned a total of CZK 12,600 per week on the construction site (5 working days). How much do 7 workers earn in 10 days with the same daily average salary? - Five combers

Five combers harvest 12 rows of strawberries in 4 hours. How many rows of strawberries will two combers harvest in 10 hours? - Cable car

The cable car will carry 1280 passengers in 40 minutes. How many people will be transported in 2.5 hours? - Five tractors

Five tractors plow the fields in 4.8 hours. How long will it take to plow the field when, after an hour and a half of work, two tractor drivers have been called up for another task? - Diggers

The excavation was carried out in 4 days and 5 workers worked on it for 7 hours a day. Determine how long it would take to excavate if 7 workers worked on it 8 hours a day. - The farmer

The farmer calculated that the supply of fodder for his 20 cows was enough for 60 days. He decided to sell 2 cows and a third of the feed. How long will the feed for the rest of the peasant's herd last? - Hectares of forest

12 workers plant 24 ha of forest in 6 days. In how many days will 15 people and 12 people plant the same area? - The orchard

4 temporary workers harvested the orchard in 9 days. How many temporary workers we need for six days?

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