# SOLUTION: If it takes 5 men 8 weeks to build 2 barns, how long will it take 12 men to build 15 barns?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rate-of-work-word-problems Question 527364: If it takes 5 men 8 weeks to build 2 barns, how long will it take 12 men to build 15 barns?Answer by lwsshak3(6505)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If it takes 5 men 8 weeks to build 2 barns, how long will it take 12 men to build 15 barns? ** It takes 5*8=40 man-weeks to build 2 barns To build 15 barns it would take 15/2*40=300 man-weeks 300 man-weeks/12 men=25 weeks ans: It would take 12 men 25 weeks to build 15 barns