# Word Problems: Rate of work, PAINTING, Pool Filling

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 Word Problems: Rate of work, PAINTING, Pool Filling Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

The lessons under this topic show you how to solve typical word problems about the rate of work. These problems usually consider two participants working together
to complete some job. You are given the time needed to each of the participants to complete the job if he or she works alone. You are asked about the time they complete
the job working together (simultaneously). This type of problem can be easily solved using fractions and linear equations. The problems may occur in the various
instances like "Painting a wall", "Painting a house", "Covering a roof", "Filling a reservoir", "Emptying a reservoir" etc. Although they may seem differently,
all of them fall to this category. Here, you will find both media- and written lessons on this topic.

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