# Recent questions tagged work-time 1 vote
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One day, Rahul started a work at $9 \; \text{AM}$ and Gautam joined him two hours later. They then worked together and completed the work at $5 \; \text{PM}$ the same day. If both had started at $9 \; \text{AM}$ and worked together, the work would have been ... $10$ $12$ $12.5$ $11.5$
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Two pipes $\text{A}$ and $\text{B}$ are attached to an empty water tank. Pipe $\text{A}$ fills the tank while pipe $\text{B}$ drains it. If pipe $\text{A}$ is opened at $2 \; \text{pm}$ and pipe $\text{B}$ is opened at $3 \; \text{pm},$ then the tank becomes full ... $\text{B}$ is not opened at all, then the time, in minutes, taken to fill the tank is $140$ $264$ $144$ $120$
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Amar, Akbar and Anthony are working on a project. Working together Amar and Akbar can complete the project in $1 \; \text{year},$ Akbar and Anthony can complete in $16$ months, Anthony and Amar can complete in $2 \; \text{years}.$ If the person who is neither the faster nor the slowest works alone, the time in months he will take to complete the project is
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Anu, Vinu and Manu can complete a work alone in $15 \; \text{days}, 12 \; \text{days}$ and $20 \; \text{days},$ respectively. Vinu works everyday. Anu works only on alternate days starting from the first day while Manu works only on alternate days starting from the second day. Then, the number of days needed to complete the work is $6$ $5$ $8$ $7$
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A contractor agreed to construct a $6 \; \text{km}$ road in $200 \; \text{days}.$ He employed $140$ persons for the work. After $60 \; \text{days},$ he realized that only $1.5 \; \text{km}$ road has been completed. How many additional people would he need to employ in order to finish the work exactly on time $?$
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John takes twice as much time as Jack to finish a job. Jack and Jim together take one-thirds of the time to finish the job than John takes working alone. Moreover, in order to finish the job, John takes three days more than that taken by three of them working together. In how many days will Jim finish the job working alone $?$
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$A$ can do a piece of work in $14$ days which $B$ can do in $21$ days. They begin together but $3$ days before the completion of the work, $A$ leaves off. The total number of days to complete the work is : $\frac{33}{5}$ $8\frac{1}{2}$ $\frac{51}{5}$ $13\frac{1}{2}$
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If $9$ men working $7\frac{1}{2}$ hours a day can finish a work in $20$ days, then how many days will be taken by $12$ men working $6$ hours a day to finish the work, it being given that $3$ men of former type work as much as $2$ men of the latter type in the same time ? $12\frac{1}{2}$ $13$ $9\frac{1}{2}$ $11$
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If $34$ men completed $2/5$th of a work in $8$ days working $9$ hours a day. How many more man should be engaged to finish the rest of the work in $6$ days working $9$ hours a day? $189$ $198$ $102$ $142$
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Worker $A$ takes $8$ hours to do a job. Worker $B$ takes $10$ hours to do the same job. How long it take both $\text{A&B}$, working together but independently, to do the same job? $40/9$ days $40/7$ days $7.5$ days $8.5$ days
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$A$ and $B$ can complete a task in $30$ days when working together. After $A$ and $B$ have been working together for $11$ days, $B$ is called away and $A$, himself completes the task in the next $28$ days. Had $A$ been working alone, the number of days taken by him to complete the task would have been: $\dfrac{379}{9} \\$ $\dfrac{840}{19} \\$ $\dfrac{520}{11} \\$ $\dfrac{590}{11}$
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$A$ can finish a work in $12$ days and $B$ can do it in $15$ days. After $A$ had worked for $3$ days, $B$ also joined $A$ to finish the remaining work. In how many days, the remaining work will be finished? $5\dfrac{1}{2} \\$ $4\dfrac{1}{2} \\$ $5$ $6$
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If $20$ men working $7$ hours a day can do a piece of work in $10$ days, in how many days will $15$ men working for $8$ hours a day do the same piece of work? $\dfrac{320}{21} \text{ days} \\$ $\dfrac{35}{3} \text{ days} \\$ $\dfrac{105}{16} \text{ days} \\$ $\dfrac{21}{5}\text{ days} \\$
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Aamir and Birju can cut $5000\;\text{g}$ of wood in $20$ min. Birju and Charles can cut $5000\;\text{g}$ of wood in $40$ min. Charles and Aamir cut $5\;\text{kg}$ of wood in $30$ min. How much time Charles will take to cut $5\;\text{kg}$ wood alone? $120$ min $48$ min $240$ min $120/7$ min
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Ali is thrice as good as workman as Birju and therefore is able to finish a job in $60$ days less than Birju. If both Ali and Birju, work together, they can do it in: $20$ days $22.5$ days $25$ days $30$ days
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$56$ men can complete a piece of work in $24$ days. In how many days can $42$ men complete the same piece of work ? $48$ $32$ $20$ $16$
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In a camp, there are meals for $120$ men or $200$ children. If $150$ children have taken their meals, how many men will be catered to with the remaining meal ? $50$ $40$ $30$ $20$
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Arun and Barun are both athletes. However, Arun runs $25\%$ faster than Barun. He is able to allow Barun a lead of $7$ meters to end a race in scorching heat. What is the length of the race ? $10$ meters $25$ meters $15$ meters $35$ meters
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A task can be completed in $20$ days, if Rose and Ryan work together. However, if Rose worked alone and completed half the task and then Ryan takes over and completes the second half, the task will be completed in $45$ days. How long will Rose take to complete the task if she worked alone ? Assume that Ryan is more efficient than Rose. $25$ days $30$ days $60$ days $65$ days
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Anil alone can do a job in $20$ days while Sunil alone can do it in $40$ days. Anil starts the job, and after $3$ days, Sunil joins him. Again, after a few more days, Bimal joins them and they together finish the job. If Bimal has done $10\%$ of the job, then in how many days was the job done? $14$ $13$ $15$ $12$
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A water tank has inlets of two types $\text{A}$ and $\text{B}$. All inlets of type $\text{A}$ when open, bring in water at the same rate. All inlets of type $\text{B}$, when open, bring in water at the same rate. The empty tank is completely filled in $30$ ... many minutes will the empty tank get completely filled if $7$ inlets of type $\text{A}$ and $27$ inlets of type $\text{B}$ are open?
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A tank is emptied everyday at a fixed time point. Immediately thereafter, either pump $\text{A}$ or pump $\text{B}$ or both start working until the tank is full. On Monday, $\text{A}$ alone completed filling the tank at $8$ pm. On Tuesday, $\text{B}$ alone completed filling ... was the tank filled on Thursday if both pumps were used simultaneously all along? $4:36$ pm $4:12$ pm $4:24$ pm $4:48$ pm
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Ramesh and Ganesh can together complete a work in $16$ days. After seven days of working together, Ramesh got sick and his efficiency fell by $30\%$. As a result, they completed the work in $17$ days instead of $16$ days. If Ganesh had worked alone after Ramesh got sick, in how many days would he have completed the remaining work? $13.5$ $11$ $12$ $14.5$
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A tank is fitted with pipes, some filling it and the rest draining it. All filling pipes fill at the same rate, and all draining pipes drain at the same rate. The empty tank gets completely filled in $6$ hours when $6$ filling and $5$ draining pipes are on, ... $6$ draining pipes are on. In how many hours will the empty tank get completely filled when one draining and two filling pipes are on?
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When they work alone, $\text{B}$ needs $25\%$ more time to finish a job than $\text{A}$ does. They two finish the job in $13$ days in the following manner: $\text{A}$ works alone till half the job is done, then $\text{A}$ and $\text{B}$ work together for four days, ... to complete the remaining $5\%$ of the job. In how many days can $\text{B}$ alone finish the entire job? $20$ $16$ $22$ $18$
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Humans and robots can both perform a job but at different efficiencies. Fifteen humans and five robots working together take thirty days to finish the job, whereas five humans and fifteen robots working together take sixty days to finish it. How many days will fifteen humans working together (without any robot) take to finish it? $36$ $32$ $45$ $40$
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A tank has an inlet pipe and an outlet pipe. If the outlet pipe is closed then the inlet pipe fills the empty tank in $8$ hours. If the outlet pipe is open then the inlet pipe fills the empty tank in $10$ hours. If only the outlet pipe is open then in how many hours the full tank becomes half-full? $20$ $30$ $40$ $45$
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Amal can complete a job in $10$ days and Bimal can complete it in $8$ days. Amal, Bimal and Kamal together complete the job in $4$ days and are paid a total amount of Rs $1000$ as remuneration. If this amount is shared by them in proportion to their work, then Kamal's share, in rupees, is $100$ $200$ $300$ $400$
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A person can complete a job in $120$ days. He works alone on Day $1$. On Day $2$, he is joined by another person who also can complete the job in exactly $120$ days. On Day $3$, they are joined by another person of equal efficiency. Like this, everyday a new person with the same efficiency joins the work. How many days are required to complete the job? $15$ $35$ $23$ $40$
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One man can do as much work in one day as a woman can do in $2$ days. A child does one third the work in a day as a woman. If an estate-owner hires $39$ pairs of hands, men, women and children in the ratio $6: 5: 2$ and pays them in all Rs. $1113$ at the end of ... What must the daily wages of a child be, if the wages are proportional to the amount of work done? Rs. $14$ Rs. $5$ Rs. $20$ Rs. $7$
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A water tank has three taps $\text{A, B},$ and $\text{C. A}$ fills four buckets in $24$ mins, $\text{B}$ fills $8$ buckets in $1$ hour and $\text{C}$ fills $2$ buckets in $20$ minutes. If all taps are opened together a full tank is emptied in $2$ hours. If a buckets can hold $5$ litres of water, what is the capacity of the tank in litres _________
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There are two water drums in my house whose volumes are in the ratio $1: 5$. Every day the smaller drum is filled first and then the same pipe is used to fill the bigger drum. Normally by the time I return from my college, i.e., at $1: 30$ pm, the smaller drum would just be full. ... , when was the smaller drum full? $1 : 18\;\text{pm}$ $1 : 28\;\text{pm}$ $1 : 26\;\text{pm}$ Cannot be determined
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At their usual efficiency levels, A and B together finish a task in $12$ days. If A had worked half as efficiency as she usually does, and B had worked thrice as efficiency as he usually does, the task would have been completed in $9$ days. How many days would A take to finish the task if she works alone at her usual efficiency? $24$ $18$ $12$ $36$
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Three men and eight machines can finish a job in half the time taken by three machines and eight men to finish the same job. If two machines can finish the job in $13$ days, then how many men can finish the job in $13$ days?______
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$\text{A, B}$ and $\text{C}$ can independently do a work in $15$ days, $20$ days and $30$ days, respectively. They work together for some time after which $\text{C}$ leaves. $\text{A}$ total of $₹18000$ is paid for the work and $\text{B}$ gets $₹6000$ more than $\text{C}$. For how many days did $\text{A}$ work? $2$ $4$ $6$ $8$
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$A$ can complete half work in $7$ days $B$ can do $\dfrac{1}{3}$ of work in $14$ days .while $C$ can complete the $20\%$ of the remaining work in $\dfrac{28}{5}$ days. In how many days $A,B,C$ will complete the work together ?
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aamir and birju can cut 5000 g of wood in 20 min.birju and charles can cut 5000 g of wood in 40 min.charles and aamir can cut 5 kg of wood in 30 min.how much time charles will take to cut 5 kg wood alone??