# SOLUTION: Three men, four women and six children can complete a work in seven days. A women does double the work a man does and a child does half the work a man does. How many women alone c

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rate-of-work-word-problems Question 462200: Three men, four women and six children can complete a work in seven days. A women does double the work a man does and a child does half the work a man does. How many women alone can complete this work in 7 days.Answer by lwsshak3(6461)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Three men, four women and six children can complete a work in seven days. A women does double the work a man does and a child does half the work a man does. How many women alone can complete this work in 7 days. ... let x=days 4 women take to complete the job by themselves 1/x=4 women's work rate 1/2x=3 men's work rate 1/4x=6 children's work rate work rate when working together=1/7 1/x+1/2x+1/4x=1/7 LCD: 28x 28+14+7=4x 4x=49 x=49/4 4 women working together by themselves can complete the job in 49/4 days 1/u=each women's work rate 4/u=4/49 u=49 days each women would take to complete the job by herself so 7 women could complete the job in 7 days working together ...