Work + direct relationship - 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: 50

  • Working time
    work_1 At 10 hours work shift, work is done in 16 days. How many days will the work be done at 8 hours shifts?
  • Temporary workers
    work_1 Three temporary workers work in the warehouse and unload the goods in 9 hours. In what time would five temporary workers unload the same products?
  • 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?
  • Workers
    zamkova_dlazba Ten workers must pave road street for 22 working days. After four days were for speeding up work added two more workers. a) After how many work days now workers completes the paved road? b) How many working days it took a total paved road?
  • Working time - shortening
    worker The media often speculates about the change (especially to shorten) the working time of the five-day eight-hour working week to another working model. Calculate how many hours a day the employee would have to work a day at 3-day work week if he must work
  • 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?
  • Six students
    painter Two pupils painted the class in four hours. How long will it take for six pupils?
  • Five tractors
    tractors Five tractors plow the fields in 4.8 hours. How long will it take to plow the field when, after an hour and a half of work, two tractor drivers have been called up for another task?
  • Road repair
    workers_1 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?
  • Three workers
    eura_6 Three workers got paid for work. First earn € 50, the second € 100 and third € 60. For further work should receive together € 735. How do you divide that amount in order to be distributed in the same proportion as the first job?
  • 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?
  • The orchard
    jablone 4 temporary workers harvested the orchard in 9 days. How many temporary workers we need for six days?
  • Greenhouses
    sklenik Two workers would make installation of greenhouses for 54 hours. For how many hours does the installation 9 workers?
  • Cable car
    lanovka The cable car will carry 1280 passengers in 40 minutes. How many people will be transported in 2.5 hours?
  • Assembly parts
    machine Nine machines produce 1,800 parts on nine machines. How many hours will it produce 2 100 parts on seven such machines?
  • Troops - soldiers
    troops Food stocks will last 20 soldiers of the 4-day training. How many days they could extend training if four soldiers become sick?
  • Tmp workers
    profesiadays Three temporary workers cleaned 60 m of walkway in 5 hours. How many meters of the walkway cleared seven volunteers for eight hours?
  • Hour salary
    usd_8 You work for 4 hours on a Saturday and 8 hours on Sunday. You also receive a $50 bonus. You earn $164. How much did you earn per hour?
  • Pumps
    pumps_8 After the floods, four equally powerful pumps exhausted water from the flooded cellar in 6 hours. How many hours would take a drained out with three equally powerful pumps?
  • Everyone drinks the same
    beers 24 bricklayers drink 72 beverage bottles a day at the construction site. How many bottles would 19 bricklayers need? Everyone drinks the same.

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