# SOLUTION: If one Faust can fill a bucket in six minutes and another Faust can fill the same bucket in four minutes . How many seconds would it take to fill the bucket with both Faust's on.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on test Question 422714: If one Faust can fill a bucket in six minutes and another Faust can fill the same bucket in four minutes . How many seconds would it take to fill the bucket with both Faust's on.Answer by stanbon(57347)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! If one fauset can fill a bucket in six minutes and another fauset can fill the same bucket in four minutes . How many seconds would it take to fill the bucket with both fauset's on. --------------------- 1st fauset rate: 1/6 job/min 2nd fauset rate: 1/4 job/min --- Together rate: 1/x job/min ---- Equation: rate + rate = together rate 1/6 + 1/4 = 1/x 2x + 3x = 12 5x = 12 x = 2.4 minutes (time to do the job together) ==================== Cheers, Stan H. =============