# SOLUTION: A certain piece of work can be completed by 40 worker in 40 days. if 5 works leave every 10 days, in how many days d work will be completed? (a) 170/3 days (b) 121/2 days (c) 75

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rate-of-work-word-problems Question 546489: A certain piece of work can be completed by 40 worker in 40 days. if 5 works leave every 10 days, in how many days d work will be completed? (a) 170/3 days (b) 121/2 days (c) 75 days (d) 55 daysAnswer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A certain piece of work can be completed by 40 worker in 40 days. If 5 workers leave every 10 days, in how many days d work will be completed? : Find the no. of man-days required to completed: 40 * 40 = 1600 man-days : Day--mandays-total mandays 10---400---400 20---350---750 30---300---1050 40---250---1300 50---200---1500 : After 50 days: 1500 man-hrs have been accumulated, 15 men on the job then, 100 more man-days required 15d = 100 d = 100/15 d - 6 days total days: 56 days, which is a in the given answers