Q.A contractor undertakes to dig a canal 12km long in 350 days and employs 45 men. after 200 days he finds that only 4.5km of the canal has been completed. find the number of extra men he must employ to finish the work in time
A) 45
B) 50
C) 65
D) 55
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A and B undertook to do a piece of work for Rs. 4500. A alone could do it in 8 days and B alone in 12 days. With the assistance of C, they finished the work in 4 days. C’s share of money is:
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B) Rs. 750
C) Rs. 1500
D) Rs. 2250
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A and B can complete a piece of work in 12 days and 18 days respectively. A being to do the work and they work alternately one at a time for one day each. The whole work will be completed in
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Ajay & Bimal can do a price of work in 10 days, Bimal & Chetan can do in 15 days and Chetan and Ajay in 20 days. They work together for 6 days and then Ajay leaves and now Bimal & Chetan work together for 4 more days. If Bimal leaves, how long will Chetan take to finish the work?
A) 12 days
B) 10 days
C) 16 days
D) none 3 members solved
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Ajay & Bimal can do a price of work in 10 days, Bimal & Chetan can do in 15 days and Chetan and Ajay in 20 days. They work together for 6 days and then Ajay leaves and now Bimal & Chetan work together for 4 more days. If Bimal leaves, how long will Chetan take to finish the work?
A) 12 days
B) 10 days
C) 16 days
D) none
Correct Answer: 55
Solution:
4.5 km in 200 days by 45 men
now remaining 7.5 km in 150 days by 45+x men
200*45/4.5 =(45+x)*150/7.5
on solving this we get x=55 so 55 men extra are required