Work + inverse relationship - practice problems
Number of problems found: 72
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?
- Six identical
Six identical compressors inflate 180 balloons in one hour. How many balloons inflate one compressor in 10 minutes?
- Weighted harmonic average
Ten workers will do some work in 2 minutes, five workers in 10 minutes, and three workers in 6 minutes. How many minutes per average worker per worker?
- 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?
- A truck 2
A truck leaves home with building materials and makes a return trip every six days. To deliver all the materials, you need eight truck trips every month. How many trucks do you need?
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?
Both the shoemaker and his apprentice repaired his shoes. The apprentice worked for 6 days and repaired 10 pairs of shoes every day. The shoemaker did the same job in 4 days. How many pairs of shoes did the shoemaker repair per day?
- Three workshops
One workshop can complete the task in 48 days, the second in 30 days and the third in 20 days. In how many days would the task be completed if all workshops worked?
- 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?
- 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?
- Working together
Two people will do the work in 12 days. They worked together for 8 days. Then only one worked for 10 days. How many days would each of them do the work if he worked alone?
- 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?
- A lot of hay
Martin's grandfather weighed a lot of hay and calculated that for 15 rabbits, it last in 100 days. How many days will this lot be enough for 25 rabbits?
- Worker's performance
15 workers paint 180 m fence in 3 days. In how many days will 9 workers paint a 360 m fence? We assume that each worker have the same, constant and unchangeable performance.
- Temporary workers
Three temporary workers work in the warehouse and unload the goods in 9 hours. At what time would five temporary workers unload the same products?
- In the bakery
In 2.25 hours, 24 pieces of bread are baked in the bakery. How many breads are baked in the bakery in 6 hours and 45 minutes?
Work word problems. Inverse relationship - practice problems.