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: 345

  • Pumps
    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
    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
    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
    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?
  • Greek railwayman
    Wesley works for the Slovak railways since 1986. His salary is 864 €. His colleague, Evgenias works in the Greek State Railways from 1991. Earns 5010 € per month. Calculate how many hours a day must Evgenias work to earn as much as Wesley and if they work

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