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: 341

  • University bubble
    MBA_titul You'll notice that the college is up slowly every other high school. In Slovakia/Czech Republic, a lot of people are studying political science, mass media communication, social work, many sorts of management MBA. Calculate how many times more earns cleve
  • Price of state
    cena_statu_blocek Estimate the cost of the state based on following reason. State price is expressed as a percentage respectively share in the redistribution of national GDP. Employee creates monthly value € 868 (super-gross wage).Then tax him 35.2% employer contributions
  • Road repair
    workers Road repair took 10 days for 36 workers if they worked 9 hours a day. How many days take repair same road 37 workers if they work 8 per day?
  • Workers
    two_workers Two workers A and B, will be done work together for 15 days. They worked together for 13.5 days. Then A worker became ill, and worker B finish the job alone for 7.5 days. If every worker was working alone, how many days took whole work for worker A and B?
  • Madams
    womans During the spring cleaning ladies going to wash windows. Mother takes wash all the windows 5 hours, the grandmother 3 times longer and Paula wash all windows in 2 hours. How many hours will spend washing the windows this "women's team" if working together
  • Tanker
    oil-tanker An oil tanker can be emptied by the first pump in 4.9 hours. The second pump can empty a tanker in 8 hours. If the first pump started at 4:00 and the second 1.4 hour later, at what time will the tanker be empty?
  • Trio
    work Trio of workers earn 750 euros. Money divided by the work that each of them made​​. First received twice as the second, the second received three times more than the third. How many got everyone from workers?
  • Workers
    workers Two workers would fulfill a certain task when working together for 5 days, the first if he worked himself done work in 13 days. How many days will do the whole job a second worker?
  • Drinking water
    blue-barrel A man drinks a keg of water in 40 days, and a woman drinks in 62 days. How many days do they consume a keg together?
  • Forestry workers
    forestry_workers In the forest is employed 56 laborers planting trees in nurseries. For 8 hour work day would end job in 37 days. After 16 days, 9 laborers go forth? How many days are needed to complete planting trees in nurseries by others if they work 10 hours a day?
  • Excavation
    vykop_ryha Mr. Billy calculated that excavation for a water connection digs for 12 days. His friend would take 10 days. Billy worked 3 days alone. Then his friend came to help and started on the other end. On what day since the beginning of the excavation they met?
  • Pediatrician
    doctor Pediatrician this month of 20 working days takes 8 days holidays. What is the probability that on Monday it will be at work?
  • Work
    dlazba.pg The first paver paves pavement for 27 hours. Second for 27 hours. Started the first paver and after 4 hours, join the second. How long will they finish the pavement?
  • Work
    working_man Workers works 5 days a week and has 28 days of vacation a year. Calculate how many days is out of work and express it as a percentage. Consider that a year has 52 weeks.
  • Pool
    pool If water flows into the pool by two inlets, fill the whole for 19 hours. The first inlet filled pool 5 hour longer than the second. How long pool take to fill with two inlets separately?
  • Bureau of Labor
    UPSVAR Bureau of Labor is a state institution that provides mike and the rest for their so-called clients. The mission of the Bureau of Labor is spend taxpayer money to provide relaxation and benefits to those who do not want to work. Popularly speaking sense th
  • Pumps
    pool_pump The tank is filled with two pumps in 16 minutes. The first pump is filled in 30 minutes earlier than two one. How many minutes is filled with the first pump?
  • Pipes
    water_pipe The water pipe has a cross-section 1087 cm2. An hour has passed 960 m3 of water. How much water flows through the pipe with cross-section 300 cm2 per 9 hours if water flows the same speed?
  • Railways - golden parachutes
    pavel-kravec_kdh As often happens in Slovakia habit, the state's financial institution which takes from poverty and gorilas give. A hardworking punishing taxes. Let's look at a short work of director Railway Company ZSSK - Mgr . P. K. : 18 months 'work' as director reduct
  • Tractors
    tractors Fields go plow two tractors with various performances. The first tractor plows the whole field in 11 hours, the second tractor plows the whole field 19 hours longer. How long take plow the whole field with two tractors?

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