Working together, printer A and printer B would finish the task in 24 minutes. Printer A alone would finish the task in 60 minutes. How many pages does the task contain if printer B prints 5 pages a minute more than printer A ?
A. 600
B. 800
C. 1000
D. 1200
E. 1500
I know this question is relatively symol if make an equation in one vaibale ...
I tried to do it by applying the fundamental of A = Jobs per min * time ( the way we typically solve the work problems ) and i was stuck
I did jobs per minute A , 1/60
combined rate = 1/24
so rate of b = 1/24 - 1/60 = 1/40
but could not arrive at the solution ... i tried to form the equation by assuming x as the total numbe of pages So x/60+ x+5/40 = cld nt take ot forward from here
kindly see where am I losing the track !
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