# SOLUTION: it required 75 men 38 days to build a flood control dike. if 18 less men were employed, how much longer would it have taken to build the dike? show the solution.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Proportions Question 344668: it required 75 men 38 days to build a flood control dike. if 18 less men were employed, how much longer would it have taken to build the dike? show the solution.Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!You need or man-days to complete the dike. If you only have () men, then it would take, days to complete or () days longer.