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5 Farmerrs work in a 10 acre of land and pick up the apples

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5 Farmerrs work in a 10 acre of land and pick up the apples [#permalink] New post 12 Feb 2004, 08:36
5 Farmerrs work in a 10 acre of land and pick up the apples in 20 hours. How long will it take 8 farmers to pick up the apples.

I know the anwer. Can you come up with a <=20 sec approach to this question
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Feb 2004, 08:52
8 workers will pick the apples in 12.5 hours
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I know the easiest and the fastest way to do these problems.
I will explain later right now i m not finding how to explain it.
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Feb 2004, 02:07
To pick the apples from 10 acres we need 100 man/hours(5x20).
The same job can be done by 8 farmers in 100/8 hours.
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