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# A team of eight men is digging ditches and each man is working at the

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A team of eight men is digging ditches and each man is working at the same constant rate. If after digging the first 4 ditches in 6 hours, the team loses two of the men to injury, how many hours will it take the remaining men to dig the next two ditches?

A. 2
B. 4
C. 6
D. 8
E. 12

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17 Apr 2017, 01:30
8*6 ManHours = 4 ditches -->

2 ditches = 24 Manhours

Time required for 6 men = 24/6 = 4 hours

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