Work - 7th grade (12y) - math problems

Work Problems are word problems that involve different people doing work together but at different rates. Another problem that 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 a task can be completed in t hours, then 1/t of the task can be completed In one hour.

Number of problems found: 144

  • Work together
    time Two bricklayers plastering a wall. The first would plaster it in 8 hours, the second in 12 hours. How many hours will they be done with the work if they work together?
  • Apprentice
    ucen Worker and apprentice execute the work for 6 hours. Worker performs himself in 10 hours. How long do the work of an apprentice?
  • Two workers
    clock-night-schr_12 The first worker would himself completed the work in 8 hours, the other in 6 hours. After two hours of joint work, the worker left the first worker to a doctor, and others completed the work himself. How many hours worked the other worker himself?
  • Workhorses
    work A team of colleagues done the work in 20 days. After adding 2 colleagues from the beginning the work was completed in 15 days. How many members has the colleague team?
  • Parquet floor
    Parkett Three workers laid parquet floor for 2.301 hour. The first one would do this work alone 7 hours, the second in 6 hours. For how many hours would fulfill this work the third worker, if he worked alone?
  • Painting
    natieranie Jožko with Fero painted the bench for four hours. How many hours would take work if four friends help him?
  • Painting rooms
    palma_1 If Dano paint three hours daily given work he complete in 7.5 days. How many hours a day would have to work to finish the job 1.5 days earlier?
  • Two workers
    workers_2 Two workers carry will do certain work for 12 days. After 8 days of working was one removed, and then the other finished the job alone in 10 days. For how many days would do this work alone each worker?
  • Three painters
    workers_37 The three painters have painted bridge. The first would work done in 5 days, the second in 6 days, and the third in 7.5 days. How long will the bridge work if they work together?
  • Painters
    time Ten painters paint the school in 20 days. How many days do four painters paint the school at the same pace of work?
  • Factory
    factory_1 In the factory, workers work in three shifts. The first inning operates half of all employees in the second inning and a third in third inning 200 employees. How many employees work at the factory?
  • Workers
    workers Two workers 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 whole job a second worker?
  • Lumberjacks
    stromy_17 Fifteen lumberjacks would take 12 days to destroy the broken trees. How many days would this work require if 5 workers added to it after 4 days?
  • Collection
    maliny_1 John has collected half a bucket of raspberries in 45 minutes, Eva collects the whole bucket in an hour. How many minutes it would take to fill a bucket if the two children work together?
  • Insulation
    zateplovanie-domu Two workers insulate the house in 5 days. After the first day of working together, only one worker continue to cover the house. In how many days will the house be insulated if every worker has the same tempo of work?
  • Four workers
    wood_6 Four workers lay the gym floor in six hours. After an hour of working together, one of the workers went to the doctor. How long will it take for the remaining three workers to complete their work?
  • Tractors
    tractor_2 Six tractors plowing the field for 8 days. After two days, two tractors broke down. How many days were prolonged work in the field?
  • The factory
    clocks_13 The factory z can complete an order in 12 days, factory p in 18 days. For how many days does an order completed when the first two days work only the factory z and then both factories?
  • Work
    working_man Workers works 5 days a week and has 21 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.
  • Two workers
    Frog Two workers together execute some work in 10 days. The first worker would have done himself in 20 days. How many days would have done himself a second worker?

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