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• 10 workers
10 workers will perform the assigned work in 8 days. How long will it take to get the job done if 6 workers work for six days and then another six join them?
Your Mom can clean your entire house in 3 hours. However, your dad takes 5 hours to clean the house. How long it will take for them to clean the house if they work together? (Write the numerical answer round to the nearest thousandth)
• Two workers
One worker makes a part 4 hours and the second 9 hours later than they would make the same part together. How long does it take for each worker to make the part himself?
• 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?
Five equally skilled masons built half the wall in 14 days. In order to meet the planned deadline, the remaining part must be built in 6 days. How many more masons need to be allocated for construction?
• Together m+d
Aunt Jane would paint her apartment in 10 hours, her mother in 15 hours. How much do they paint it for together?
• Two companies
Company A can fulfill the order in 12 days, company B the same order in 18 days. How many days will the order be fulfilled if only company A works on it for the first two days, then the remaining days for both companies two?
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?
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?
• Diggers
Eight diggers will do the job in 85 hours. After 21 hours, 3 diggers had to leave. How many hours will the work be done?
• The leaves
Karel would rake the leaves in the garden alone in 24 minutes, his younger brother would take 30 minutes. How long would they dig a garden, if Karel digs alone for 6 minutes and then his brother comes to his aid?
• Sow barley
Farmers wanted to sow barley within 13 days. Due to the excellent weather, they exceeded the daily plan of sowing by 2 ha and therefore finished sow grain in 12 days. How many hectares of land did they sow with barley?
• One press
One press will produce one truck of respirators in 3.5 days. The second in 10 days. How long does it take to fill a truck while working together?
• 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?
• Gas pipeline
Worker Molnár excavated the gas pipeline in 15 hours, worker Lakatoš in 12 hours and worker Soukup in 10 hours. After how many hours of joint work will the excavation be completed?
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?
• The field
3 tractors plow the field in 6 hours. However, after 2 hours, 1 tractor broke down. How long will the field be plowed?
• Work together
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?
• Ditch
The excavator dug 40% of the excavation in 2 hours 20 minutes. How long does it take him to dig the whole ditch?
• Five 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?

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