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 Question 322519: Working together, it takes two different sized hoses 40 minutes to fill a small swimming pool. If it takes 60 minutes for the larger hose to fill the swimming pool by itself, how long will it take the smaller hose to fill the pool on its own? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 322915: A company's new printer can print checks three times faster than its old printer. with both printers operating ,the checks can be printed in 6 minutes. how long would it take to print the checks with the new printer only ? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 323118: A large pipe and a smaller pipe are connected to a tank. The large pipe can empty the tank in nine minutes. The small pipe can empty the tank in seventeen minutes. If both pipes are used at the same time, how long will it take to empty the tank? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 323323: sam can complete a job in 20 minutes working alone. if he joined by the twins jim and tim who work at the same rate ,they can complete the job in 10 minutes. how long would it take for only the twins to work together to complete the job ? A 40 min b 30 min c 20 min D 15 min Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 323592: A company's has a new printer can print checks three times faster than its old printer. with both printers operating ,the checks can be printed in 6 minutes. how long would it take to print the checks with the new printer only ?'' Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9669)

 Question 323669: A, B, and C can finish a job in 6 days. If B and C work together, the job will take 9 days; if A and C work together, the job will take 8 days. In how many days can each man working alone do the job? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8907)

 Question 324047: an experience brick layer constructs a small wall in 3 hours. an apprentice compleats the job in 6 hours. how long would it take if they worked together? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 324046: jake can cut and split a cord of firewood in 6 fewer hours then skyler can. when they work together it takes them 4 hours . How long would it take each of them to do the job alone Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 324602: a tank which has an inlet valve through which it get filled in 5 hours and outlet valve through which it becomes empty in 10 hours. when both are open how long will it take to fill the tank? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 324767: there are three house painters painting the same house. one paints it in two hours and the next in three hours the third painter paints the house in five hours how long would it take all three of them to work together and paint the house. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 324807: After 5 hours of house painting, Jess asked the assistance of Jon. Together, they finished the job in 4 more hours. Had Jon joined in an hour after Jess started working, the job would have been finished in 7 hours. How long would it have taken Jess to paint the house alone? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 324856: a tank has a pipe that can fill it when open in one hour. it also has a drain pipe that can empty it. in one and a half hours if the tank is empty and both pipes are open how long will it take to fill the tank? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 324901: Sally can paint a room in 6 hours while it takes Steve 8 hours to paint the same room. How long would it take them if they worked together? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 324851: Chemical A, which costs \$5.30 per milliliter, is to be combined with 40mL of Chemical B, which costs \$8.30 per milliliter. How much of Chemical A should be used, in order for the overall cost to be \$6.90 per milliliter? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 325264: Jim can fill a pool carrying buckets of water in 30 minutes. Sue can do the same job in 45 minutes. Tony can do the same job in 1 ½ hours. How quickly can all three fill the pool together? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 325260: five pipes can fill 10 small tanks in 80 minutes or 6 large tanks in 90 minutes what is the least amount of time it will take for 10 pipes to fill 8 small tanks and 10 large tanks ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 325265: If Steven can mix 20 drinks in 5 minutes, Sue can mix 20 drinks in 10 minutes, and Jack can mix 20 drinks in 15 minutes, how much time will it take all 3 of them working together to mix the 20 drinks? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 325337: Q1. two pipes can fill a tank in 20 & 15 mins repectively. A third can empty a tank in 10 mins. If the tank is empty & all 3 pipes are opened together, how much time will it take to fill the tank completely in mis?? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 325371: Water is coming into a tank three times as fast as it is going out. After one hour, the tank contains 11,400 gallons of water. How fast is the water coming in? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 325488: In a study of worker efficiency at Wong Laboratories it was found that the number of components assembled per hour by the average worker t hours after starting work could be modeled by the formula N(t)=-3t^3+23t^2+8t. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 325954: Joe can paint a house in 7 hours. Moe can paint a house in 10 hours. if they both start on the house together at 7am and Moe takes an hour lunch break, when will they finish the house? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 326408: If 1 person can do the job in 45 hours, how many people would it take to do the job in 3 hours? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 326607: Jeff takes 5 hours longer to build a fence than it takes Bill. When they work together, it takes them 6 hours. How long would it take Bill to do the job alone? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)
 Question 326607: Jeff takes 5 hours longer to build a fence than it takes Bill. When they work together, it takes them 6 hours. How long would it take Bill to do the job alone? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 326944: Need assistance in creating an equation to solve the following problem. An experienced accountant can balance the books twice as fast as a new accountant. Working together it takes the accountants 10 hours. How long would it take the experienced accountant working alone? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 327363: A painter can paint a building in 4 days and his appretice can do it in 6 days. How long will it take them to paint this building if they work together on it except for 1 day when the painter is ill and the apprentice work alone.? Click here to see answer by ganeshindia(11)
 Question 327363: A painter can paint a building in 4 days and his appretice can do it in 6 days. How long will it take them to paint this building if they work together on it except for 1 day when the painter is ill and the apprentice work alone.? Click here to see answer by AAfter Search(61)

 Question 328084: John and Peter can clean their office working together in 3 hours. working alone, it takes peter 2 hours more than it takes john working alone. how long can john do the work by himself? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 328669: Emily and Max can complete their math review in 6 hours working together. If Max works alone, he requires 5 hours more than Emily. How long does it take Emily to do the review working alone? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 328756: If Lynn can tyoe a page in P minutes, what piece of the page can she type in 5 minutes? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 329023: Working together, Fred and Jill can feed the chickens in 4 hours. Working alone, Jill can feed the chickens in 10 hours. How long would it take Fred to feed the chickens working by himself? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 329023: Working together, Fred and Jill can feed the chickens in 4 hours. Working alone, Jill can feed the chickens in 10 hours. How long would it take Fred to feed the chickens working by himself? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 329028: Two ships leave port at the same time and travel at right angles to each other. One ship sails at 16 mph and the other sails at 12 mph. When will they be 80 miles apart? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 329041: Adult tickets to the Snow Flake Museum cost \$7 and children's tickets cost \$4 each. Last week the museum sold 78 tickets and took in \$387 from the sales. How many of each type of ticket did they sell? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 329130: A water tank has an inlet pipe and a drain pipe. A full tank can be emptied in 30 minutes if the drain is opened and an empty tank can be filled in 45 minutes with the inlet pipe opened. If both pipes are accidentally opened when the tank is full, then how long will i t take to empty the tank? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)
 Question 329130: A water tank has an inlet pipe and a drain pipe. A full tank can be emptied in 30 minutes if the drain is opened and an empty tank can be filled in 45 minutes with the inlet pipe opened. If both pipes are accidentally opened when the tank is full, then how long will i t take to empty the tank? Click here to see answer by vksarvepalli(154)

 Question 329349: Dave and his son can do a job in 4 1/2 days. After they have worked for 3 days, Dave got sick, and the son finished the task in 6 more days. How many days each is required to do the entire task? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 329354: Anne, Lucy, and Phoebe can do a piece of work in 2 2/3 days when they work together. If Anne and Phoebe work for 3 days and Lucy for 2 days, they will finish the work. If Anne works for 2 days and Lucy and Phoebe each 1 day, the work will be only 13/24 finished. In how many days can each do the work alone? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9669)

 Question 329503: A and B can do a piece of work in 12 days, B and C can do it in 15 days and C and A can do the same work in 20 days. How long would each take to complete the job Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 330231: A man walked 7 miles in 1.5 hours. How many miles will he travel in 6 hours going at the same rate? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 330237: Can someone please walk me through this? Plastic pipe is stacked so that the bottom row has 25 pipes, the next row has 24 pipes, the next row has 23 pipes, and so on until there is 1 pipe at the top of the stack. If a worker removes the top 17 rows of pipe, how many pieces of pipe will be left in the stack? ___ pieces of pipe Thank you, Edgar Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 330237: Can someone please walk me through this? Plastic pipe is stacked so that the bottom row has 25 pipes, the next row has 24 pipes, the next row has 23 pipes, and so on until there is 1 pipe at the top of the stack. If a worker removes the top 17 rows of pipe, how many pieces of pipe will be left in the stack? ___ pieces of pipe Thank you, Edgar Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)
 Question 330237: Can someone please walk me through this? Plastic pipe is stacked so that the bottom row has 25 pipes, the next row has 24 pipes, the next row has 23 pipes, and so on until there is 1 pipe at the top of the stack. If a worker removes the top 17 rows of pipe, how many pieces of pipe will be left in the stack? ___ pieces of pipe Thank you, Edgar Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 330764: Working together, Larry, Moe and Curly can paint an elephant in 3 minutes. Working alone, it would take Larry 10 minutes or Moe 6 minutes to paint the elephant. How long would it take Curly to paint the elephant if he worked alone? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

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