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 Question 76: sally paints a house in 4 hours sam paints it in 6 hours how many hours will it take both to paint the house Click here to see answer by ichudov(499)

 Question 337: If Sara can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house in 6 hours, how long will it take for both of them working together to paint the same house. Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1276)

 Question 671: An experienced painter made \$600 for working on a certain job. His apprentice, who makes \$3 per hour less, also made \$600. However, the apprentice worked 10 hours more then the painter. How much does the painter make per hour? Click here to see answer by arden42(16)

 Question 1119: Sally can paint a house in 4 hours and Joe can paint the same house in 6 hours. If they work together how long will it take them to paint the house? thanks Click here to see answer by usyim88hk(157)

 Question 1390: Ten people can paint 60 houses in 120 days, so five people can paint 30 houses in how many days ? Click here to see answer by usyim88hk(157)

 Question 1441: I want to know not only the answer to the question but also how to solve it. If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house in 6 hour, how long will it take for both of them to paint the house together? Click here to see answer by usyim88hk(157)

 Question 2084: in a grass field, If there are 40 cows, they could eat for 40 days. If there are 30 cows, they could eat for 60 days. Than if 20 cows, How much day they could eat? Click here to see answer by Jessmh123(22)

 Question 2036: in a grass field, If there are 40 cows, they could eat for 40 days. If there are 30 cows, they could eat for 60 days. Than if 20 cows, How much day they could eat? Click here to see answer by Jessmh123(22)

 Question 3198: Derek rakes and bags the leaves of a lawn in 3 hrs. Alferd rakes and bags them in 5 hours. How long will it take to rake and bag the leaves if they do it together? Click here to see answer by drglass(89)

 Question 3197: A painter can paint a wall in 20 minutes. Working alone, the painter's apprentice can can paint the wall in 30 minutes. How long will it take them to painte the wall together? Click here to see answer by courtneycheyenne(7)

 Question 3221: sally can paint the house in 4 hours and john can paint it in 6 hours. how long will it take the two of them to paint the house together? Click here to see answer by mixerimaythyme(7)

 Question 3262: How do I solve this problem? Kamil and Anita are typing a manuscript. Anita can type it in 2 hours less time than Kamil. Together they can do the job in 6 hours. How long will it take Anita if she works alone? Give your answer to the nearest tenth. Click here to see answer by drglass(89)

 Question 3324: Diane can paint a house in 8 hours. Anne can paint a house in 10 hours. What is the fraction that they paint the house together in 2 hours? Click here to see answer by gsmani_iyer(180)

 Question 3705: a piece of work can be done in 34 days by 25 men. After 16 days, 10 men quit work. in how many more days can the rest finish the work? Click here to see answer by khwang(438)

 Question 4208: Ten people can paint 60 houses in 120 days, so five people can paint 30 houses in: Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 4220: It takes you 6 hours to do a job. It takes a friend 3 hours to do the same job. How long would it take both of you working together to do the job? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 4327: if Jane takes 5 hours to paint a house and John takes 6 hours to paint a house. How long will it take them working together? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 4363: There are three friends named Allan, Bobby and Charlie. The three friends want to know their individual rate in finishing a job. Allan and Bobby can finish the job in 42 days, Bobby and Charlie can finish the job in 31 days, and Allan and Charlie can finish the job in 20 days. Solve the rate of each individual. Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 4181: If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house in 6 hour, how long will it take for both of them to paint the house together? Click here to see answer by CharStar(110)

 Question 6597: I need help on solving this word problem: Trisha ran to the park and then walked home. It took her 1/2 hours to get to the park and 1 hour adn 20 minutes to get home. If she runs 5 miles an hour faster then she walks, how far does she live from the park? Click here to see answer by prince_abubu(198)

 Question 7910: An oil tanker has 2 inlet pipes.Pipe #1 can fill the tank in 6 hours, pipe #2 can fill it in 2 hours. An outlet valve can empty the tank in 24 hours. How long will it take to fill the tank if all 3 are fully opened? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 8333: Marie and Isabel can paint an apartment in 5hours working together. If Marie can do the same job alone in 7hours, how long will it take Isabel to finish it alone? Click here to see answer by srinivas123(23)

 Question 8332: Curly can do a job in 30 min, Larry can do it in 40 min, and Moe can do it in 60 min. How long will it take them if they work together? Click here to see answer by srinivas123(23)

 Question 8356: Batman can clean up all of the crime in Gotham cityin 8 hours working alone. Robin can do the same job in 12 hours working alone. If Robin starts fighting crime at 8 A.M. and Batman joins him at 10 A.M. then at what time will they have all the crime cleaned up? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 8860: a faucet can fill a tub in 20 minutes, and a drain can empty the tub in 40 minutes. If both the faucet and the drain are open, how long will it take to fill the tub. Me and my friends tried to use a chart but aren't sure how to start. It's also an honors class so we're in Geometry in only 8th grade. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)
 Question 8860: a faucet can fill a tub in 20 minutes, and a drain can empty the tub in 40 minutes. If both the faucet and the drain are open, how long will it take to fill the tub. Me and my friends tried to use a chart but aren't sure how to start. It's also an honors class so we're in Geometry in only 8th grade. Click here to see answer by prince_abubu(198)

 Question 8858: a faucet can fill a tub in 20 minutes, and a drain can empty the tub in 40 minutes. If both the faucet and the drain are open, how long will it take to fill the tub. Me and my friends tried to use a chart but aren't sure how to start. It's also an honors class so we're in Geometry in only 8th grade. Click here to see answer by khwang(438)

 Question 10201: A swimming pool is 50 meters long, 19.5 meters wide, and 3 meters deep. Use the formula for volume of a rectangular prism to find volume of water in the pool. V=lwh How can i figure this out? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 10581: by itself a cold water faucet can fill a tub in 9 min. By itself, a hot water faucet can fill the same tub in 5 min. Together they can fill the tub in ? minutes? Click here to see answer by valdez62(8)

 Question 11355: If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house in 6 hours, how long will it take for both of them to paint the house together? Click here to see answer by askmemath(368)

 Question 11846: HI! Can anyone help me with a word problem for Math 208? The problem reads: In 1999, cigarette consumption in the U.S.was 125 packs per capita. This rate of consumption was 5/8ths of what it was in 1999. Find the rate of comsumption. Could someone show me how to work this through? I know's rate times something, but after that,I go loopy! Thanks! Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)
 Question 11846: HI! Can anyone help me with a word problem for Math 208? The problem reads: In 1999, cigarette consumption in the U.S.was 125 packs per capita. This rate of consumption was 5/8ths of what it was in 1999. Find the rate of comsumption. Could someone show me how to work this through? I know's rate times something, but after that,I go loopy! Thanks! Click here to see answer by blue16_1989(2)

 Question 12408: Please help me with this word problem. There seems to be too many numbers and it's confusing me.Thanks a lot for helping me.I really appreciate it. You work at a grocery store. Your hourly wage is greater after 6:00 p.m, than it is during the day. One week you work 20 daytime hours and 20 evening hours and earn \$280. Another week you work 30 day time hours and 12 evening hours and earn a total of \$276. What is your daytime rate? What is your evening rate? Truly, Kat Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 12590: The "Build-it" Company hires out painters at p dollars per day and carpenters at c dollars per day. One job takes a carpenter 6 days and a painter 2 days to complete. The total charge is \$970. A second job takes a carpenter 3 days and a painter 4 days to finish. The total charge is \$770. A) write equations and solve them to find the cost of a days hire for a carpenter and a painter. Click here to see answer by AdolphousC(70)

 Question 13275: what is (10-2)exponentof 2 + 12 divided by 3 Click here to see answer by Jleeblkblt(2)

 Question 14588: ive really got some great help from this site, however i just cant find the right problem to help with this one..thanks the inlet pipe of an oil tank can fill the tank in 1 hour 30 minutes. the outlet pipe can empty the tank in 1 hour. find how long it takes to empty a full tank if both pipes are open. im guessing i have to convert into minutes instead of hours ...with 1/90 +1/60 = 180 the answer i get is 32 hours..is this right.. thanks to anyone who can help Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 15893: Dave can do the job in 8 hours. after working for one hour, he is joined by howard and both finished the job 2 more hours. how long will it take Howard to do the job alone? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 16300: a job can be done by 11 workers in 15 days. five workers started the job. at the beginning of the 6th day, 4 more workers reinforced the job. find the total number of days it took them to finished the job? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 16379: An experienced carpenter can panel a room 3 times faster than an apprentice can. Working together they can panel the room in 6 hours. How long would it take each one working alone to do the job? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 17885: A director of a zoo wants to use 170 meters of fencing to enclose a petting area of 1750 meters squared. Find the dimensions of the petting area. Click here to see answer by whisper(27)

 Question 18304: Please show me how to solve this. Thanks. After painting a fence together for t hours, Johnson and Maggie have done fractional parts of the job equal to t/4 and t/5 respectfully. How much time T(in hours, minutes and seconds) is required to compeltely paint the fence assuming no breaks. T = _ hours _ minutes _ seconds Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 21302: Ms.donelly keeps Alex and Landon after school to clean the 16 tables in her room .If Alex cleans them by himself he takes 21 minutes .If Landon does the job alone he takes 14 mins.How long will it take if the two boys work together? Click here to see answer by Photonjohn(42)

 Question 21534: If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house in 6 hours, how long will it take for both of them to paint the house together? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 22182: Okay, my problem is frustrating me. The problem is stated as: You know that your crew of 18 people can clean a 4,860 sq. ft. house in 3 hours. How long will it take a crew of 24 people to clean three houses of 2,400 sq. ft., 3,800 sq. ft., and 6,760 st. ft.? How would I solve this? Click here to see answer by kendra4227(8)

 Question 22370: An employee is paid \$11.25 per hour for the first 40 hours and \$16 for each additional hour. During the first week on the job, the employee's gross pay was \$622. How many hours of overtime did the employee work? Click here to see answer by MORUPHOSUOLALE(24)

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