How Many Days will Women and Children Take Complete the Work? If

10 women can complete a work in 7 days and 10 children take 14 days to complete the work. How many days will 5 women and 10 children take to complete the work?

  1. 3
  2. 5
  3. 7
  4. Cannot be determined
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 13th June 2015 in Maths.
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Answer: (3) 7 days
Explanation:-

10 women can complete a work = 7 days
1 women can work in  a day = 1/7 x 10 = 1/70

10 children can complete a work = 14 days
1 child can work in a day = 1/10 x 14 = 1/140

5 women and 10 children can complete work = 5/70 + 10/140
= (10 + 10)/140
= 20/140
= 1/7

Hence, 5 women and 10 children can complete the work in 7 days.

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 13th June 2015.
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