# Work word problems

Work Problems are word problems that involve different people doing work together but at different rates. Another problem involves pipes filling up a tank. Another name for these problems is working together word problems.We suggest solving

**working together word problems**with the proportion. If we can complete a task in t hours, we can complete 1/t of the task in one hour.

#### Number of problems found: 581

- Building a wall

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.. - A plumber 2

A plumber charges $29.00 for an hour of work. How much would he charge for a job that took him 1 3/4 hours to finish? - The fuel

The fuel of a car was ¾ full at the beginning of the week. At the end of the week, there was ⅛ of tank left. a. Did the car use more or less than ½ of a tank of fuel? How do you know? b. How much more or less than ½ of a tank did it use? Show your work us - A hairstylist

A hairstylist schedules 1/4 hour to trim a customer's hair and 1/6 hour to style the customer's hair. The hairstylist plans to work 2 1/3 hours each day for 5 days each week. How many appointments can the hairstylist schedule each week if each customer mu - Work space

It is required to be at least 36 square feet of work space for every person in a conference room. A conference room is 28 by 20 ft. find the maximum number of people the room can accommodate. - Identical 73194

Three identical pumps fill 50,400 liters of diesel into the tank in 7 hours. How much more (less) diesel will they pump if we add two more pumps, and they will all work for 4 hours? - Adjusting 72554

Two working groups are adjusting the park. The first group would do the work in 15 days and the second in 25 days. How many days will they do the work together? - Swimming pool 6

We open the first pipe and then after two hours we open the second pipe without closing the first. Swimming pool will be filled with both pipes in 4 hours. If we open the first pipe itself, it will fill the pool 1.5 times faster than the second pipe. How - Jana mixing

Jana mix is 1/4 gallon of orange juice and 1/2 gallon pineapple juice to make punch. Each serving is 1/16 gallon. How many servings can go in? make sure you work. - Buckets 71944

The bucket is filled with one tap in 4 minutes, the other in 3 minutes. In how many hours will five buckets be filled with both cocks? - Apartment 71114

A father and son paint the apartment together in 6 hours. My father would paint the apartment in 9 hours. In how many hours would the son paint the apartment himself? - Tributaries 70734

The pool would fill with three identical tributaries in 52 hours. After 20 hours, two more inlets were added. How many hours did the pool fill up? - 13680m2 70374

Eight painters painted an area of 15200 m ^ 2 in 5 days. How many painters will paint an area of 13680m² in 3 days? - Grandmother's 69254

The grandmother and granddaughter Julia harvest currants in 15 hours of work together. Julia herself would harvest currants for ten days after 6 hours of work a day. a) Determine in hours how long the harvest would have taken for her grandmother if Julča - Increasing 69094

The aircraft weighing 61 t climbed from a height of 1000 m to a height of 3000 m while increasing the speed from 170 m / s to 210 m / s. What work did the aircraft engines do? - Transported 67924

On Thursday, 240 skiers had to be transported, with two buses taking 30 minutes. How long did the transport take on Saturday if there were 660 skiers on the piste and three buses were used? - Transfers 67414

At the height of 80 cm above the road, a person transfers a stone weighing 2 kg parallel to it in a uniform motion along a path of 6 m in 10 s. With what power does it work? - Individually 65314

A bakery worker makes 300 rolls more than an apprentice in 2 hours. In 4 hours, they both made 9800 rolls together. What are the hourly output of the worker and the apprentice individually? - Together 65074

Jana washes 20 windows alone in 4 hours. Petra would be able to do it in 6 hours. How long will it take to work together? - Bricklayer 65064

The bricklayer would be able to repair the wall himself in 30 minutes. It would take students an hour to learn. How long will it take for them to work together?

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