Machines X and Y run simultaneously at their respective constant rates. If machine X produces 400 bolts per hour, how many bolts do machines X and Y produce per hour?
(1) Machine X takes twice as long to produce 400 bolts as it does for machines X and Y, working together, to produce the same number of bolts.
(2) Machines X and Y produce bolts at the same rate.
Guys - I always struggle to do these questions. Can someone please let me know the step by step approach i.e. what should I be thinking as 1st step when I see this type of rate question.
MGMAT 1 --> 530
MGMAT 2--> 640
MGMAT 3 ---> 610