# Work + simple proportion - practice problems

#### Number of problems found: 72

- Building a wall

If 12 men can build a wall 398 meters long in 48 days, how long would it take 33 men to build a wall 347 meters long? Answer to 3 decimal places. - 13680m2 70374

Eight painters painted an area of 15200 m² in 5 days. How many painters will paint a room of 13680 m² in 3 days? - Transported 67924

On Thursday, 240 skiers had to be transported, with two buses taking 30 minutes. How long did the transport take on Saturday if there were 660 skiers on the piste and three buses were used? - Identical 63584

Water flows out of the tank in 28 minutes via three identical pipes. How long would it run through seven similar pipes? - Wall builders

If 12 men can build a wall 398 meters long in 48 days, how long would it take 33 men to build a wall 347 meters long? Answer to 3 decimal places. - Strawberries

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? - Part-timers

Six part-timers would take seven hours to pick strawberries. How long would this work take if two more temporary workers were added after three hours? - Deadline

Five equally skilled masons built half the wall in 14 days. They must build the remaining part in 6 days to catch the planned deadline. How many more masons need to be allocated for construction? - Three

Three pavers will pave the sidewalk in 4 days. How long does it take for two tiles to pave the same sidewalk? - Carpenters 44401

Eight carpenters will make 30 chairs in 2 days. In how many days will ten carpenters make 72 chairs? - Michael 42461

Michael will read the book in 8 days if she reads 15 pages daily. How many pages does she have to read per day if she wants to finish the book six days after the start of reading? How many pages does the book have? - Seamstresses 42451

Eight seamstresses will make the order in 15 shifts. How many will be seamstresses if they have to complete an order three shifts earlier? - Calculate 38563

Six equally powerful machines produce 870 parts in 14 hours. Calculate in how many hours 870 parts will have four such machines. - Products 37321

Eight workers produce 2048 products per shift. In how many hours would ten workers produce the same amount of products? (shift is 8 hours) - 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 two days earlier? - Everyone drinks the same

Twenty-four bricklayers drink 72 beverage bottles a day at the construction site. How many bottles would 19 bricklayers need? Everyone drinks the same. - Machined 30031

The lathe machined 27 parts in 9 minutes. How many of them work at the same rate per hour? - Reading

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 nine pages every day?

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