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 Question 619037: Brett can paint a room in exactly 6 hours. If Dave helps him, they can paint it in exactly 4 hours. How long would it take Dave to paint the room alone Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 619037: Brett can paint a room in exactly 6 hours. If Dave helps him, they can paint it in exactly 4 hours. How long would it take Dave to paint the room alone Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 616507: If 12 men and 16 boys can do a piece of work in 5 days and 13 men and 24 boys can do the same piece of work in 4 days. How long will 7 men and 10 boys take to complete the same work? Click here to see answer by kamallohia(18)

 Question 619220: Joe can do a job in 12 days after he has worked for 4 days he is joined by Casey and it takes them 2 days working together to finish the job. How long would it take Casey to do the whole job herself. THIS IS WHAT I DID Joe time + Casey time = both working together, but they only do 1/2 the job in a day 4(1/12) + 1/X = (1 - 4/12)/2 I get an answer of no solution so my problem must be set up wrong. Can you help? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 619281: If it takes 3 men 4 days to build a wall how long will it take 2 men Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 619381: It takes three workers four days to build a wall. How long will it take two workers to build the same wall? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 619401: In a survey 60 households were asked if they had a (a) cat or (b) dog, 20 said they had a cat 25 said they had a dog 12 said they had both a cat and a dog What percentage of households had neither a cat nor a dog? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 619406: mr a can do a job for 3 days while mr b can do the same job for 6 days. if the two of them work together in how many days would the job be done Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 619780: using a particular hose take 4 hours to fill a tank. When a second hose is used, both hoses can fill the tank in 1 hrs. how long would it take to fil the tank using only the second hose Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 619929: Two pumps of different sizes, working together can empty a tank in five hours. The larger pump can empty this tank in four hours less than the smaller. If the larger pump is out of order, how long will it take the smaller one to do the job alone? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 620040: It takes one man one day to dig to day a 2m*2m*2m hole.How long does it takes 3 men working at the same rate to dig a 4m*4m*4m hole ? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 620110: If a guy work 16 1/2 hour in 5 day, how many hour did he work each day? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 620122: kesha and pink can paint a room together in eight hours. if kesha worked alone for three hours and then was joined by pink, the two can complete the job in six more hours. how long will it take each person to paint the room? pls. help me, i tried to answer but i was not able to :( Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 620452: how many gallons of paint needed to cover the interior wall of a roomwith a dimension of 3 meters by 5 meters, and having a height of 2.80 meters Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 620913: a brick wall 20 feet in length contains 1,060 bricks. At the same rate how many bricks would it take to build a wall 43 feet in length Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)
 Question 620913: a brick wall 20 feet in length contains 1,060 bricks. At the same rate how many bricks would it take to build a wall 43 feet in length Click here to see answer by dragonwalker(72)

 Question 620951: an inlet pipe on a swimming pool can be used to fill a pool in 32 hours. The drain pipe can be used to empty the pool in 48 hours. If the pool is 1/3 filled and then the inlet pipe and drain pipe are opened, how long from that time will it take to fill the pool? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)
 Question 620951: an inlet pipe on a swimming pool can be used to fill a pool in 32 hours. The drain pipe can be used to empty the pool in 48 hours. If the pool is 1/3 filled and then the inlet pipe and drain pipe are opened, how long from that time will it take to fill the pool? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6491)

 Question 621042: if a man completes a work in 9 days,second man complete work in 7 days and 3 mens together complete a work in 3 days,in how many days does the third man completes the work alone? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 621185: A trundle wheel has a diameter of 20cm A. Find the radius of the wheel in cm. B. taking 'n' as 3.142 calculate in cm the circumference of the trundle wheel. C. The wheel was used to measure the length of the corridor and it made 24 complete turns, what was the length of the corridor? Give your answer in meters, correct to the nearest metre. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 621276: Printing Press A starts working on a job at 8:00 am. Working alone, press A would take 24 hours to do the job. At 9:30 am, press B also begins to run the same job as A. Press B is twice as fast as press A. What time will the job be completed? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 621412: if five men can do a piece of job in twenty-five days, how many days will it take ten men to do the same job working at the same rate? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 621486: Printer 1 prints a document in 10 minutes, printer prints a document in 22 minutes, if both machines worked together how long would it take to print a document? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 621720: A hose takes 15 minutes to fill a swimming pool and the drain empties the pool in twenty minutes. How long will it take to fill the pool if the drain is accidentally left open? I need to know how you got the answer also! Please help!! Click here to see answer by lynnlo(4155)
 Question 621720: A hose takes 15 minutes to fill a swimming pool and the drain empties the pool in twenty minutes. How long will it take to fill the pool if the drain is accidentally left open? I need to know how you got the answer also! Please help!! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 621623: Two drains takes 9 hours each to completely remove the water from similar-sizes(same volume) pools. The first drain was opened at 6 a.m. Two hours after, the second drain is opened. At what time will the remaining volume in the second pool be three times the remaining volume in the first pool? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)
 Question 621623: Two drains takes 9 hours each to completely remove the water from similar-sizes(same volume) pools. The first drain was opened at 6 a.m. Two hours after, the second drain is opened. At what time will the remaining volume in the second pool be three times the remaining volume in the first pool? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6491)

 Question 621624: A chord 16cm long is perpendicular to the radius of a circle. The distance of the intersection of the chord and the radius to the outer end of the radius is 2cm. What is the radius of the circle? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 622400: Find the mode of the following numbers 2, 3, 5, 7, 3, 7, 2, 9, 7 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 622827: An experienced carpenter requires 15 hours to complete a job. An apprentice requires twice as many hours to complete the same job. How long would it take the carpenters, working together to complete the job? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 622900: two taps can fill a tank in 15 and 12 minutes respectively.a third tap can empty it in 20 minutes.if all the taps are opened at the same time then in how much time will the tank be filled?? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)
 Question 622900: two taps can fill a tank in 15 and 12 minutes respectively.a third tap can empty it in 20 minutes.if all the taps are opened at the same time then in how much time will the tank be filled?? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 139312: Could someone please help me with solving this homework problem. Thank you. Two workers can trim 400 meters of hedge in 10hrs. How long will five workers take to trim 600 meters of hedge? Click here to see answer by kanza(1)

 Question 623179: 6 men and 9 women require 10 days to complete a job. How much time will 8 men and 3 women require to do the same job? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 623280: Please help I have no idea how to solve this and my teacher waants it worked out it's due tomorrow morning at 9am ``In the town of cantonville, the supermarket, the department store, and the bank are open together on only one day each week. 1. The supermarket is open five days a week. 2. The department store is open four days a week. 3. The bank is open three days a week. 4. On three consecutive days: the bank was closed on the first day, the department store was closed on the second day, and the supermarket was closed on the third day. 5. On Sunday all three places are closed. 6. The bank is not open on two consecutive days. 7. The department store is not open on three consecutive days. 8. The supermarket is not open on four consecutive days. 9. Neither Saturday nor Monday is the day on which all three places are open ''. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 623368: 2 men and 6 boys can build a wall in 4 days, 4 men and 4 boys can do the same job in 3 days. if there just one man in how many days he will be able to build that wall Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 623371: my question: a man and a boy complete work together in 24 days. if for the last 6 days man alone does the work then it is completed in 26 days, how long will the boy takes to complete the work? ........Please help me out in detail answer, and formula. thank you. god bless Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 623313: Working together, two pumps can drain a certain pool in hours. If it takes the older pump hours to drain the pool by itself, how long will it take the newer pump to drain the pool on its own? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 623631: A pump removes 1500 gal of water from a pool at a constant rate of 40 gal/min. which equation models the amount of water y in the pool after t minutes? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 623852: Sam can do a certain job in six days. After working alone for three days, he is joined by Katy, and together they finish the work in one more day. How long would it take Katy alone? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6491)

 Question 624132: George can rake a lawn in 5 hours. George and Juan together can rake the lawn in 2 hours. How long would it take for Juan to rake the lawn by himself? Use the following equation to solve this problem where J represents the time it would take Juan to rake the lawn: 2/5 + 2/J =1 Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 624215: The height h (in meters) of a cannonball t seconds after it is fired from a cannon is described by the equation h(t)=-49t^2+60t. a. What is the height of the cannonball after 4 seconds? b. How long will the cannonball be in the air? c. How long does it take the cannonball to reach its maximum height? d. What is the maximum height of the cannonball? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 624440: A small swimming pool can be filled with water by 2 pipes in 3 hours. If the larger pipe alone takes 8 hours less than the smaller pipe to fill the pool find the time in which it will be filled by each pipe operating singly. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 624486: John can have a piece of work done in 8days, james can work three times faster then john, peter can work five times faster than john. How many days will it take them to finish the work if they work together? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

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