A piece of work can be done by 6 men and 5 women in 6 days or 3 men and 4 women in 10 days. It can be done by 9 men and 15 women in how many days ?
To calculate the answer we need to get 1 man per day work and 1 woman per day work.
Let 1 man 1 day work =x
and 1 woman 1 days work = y.
=> 6x+5y = 1/6
and 3x+4y = 1/10
On solving, we get x = 1/54 and y = 1/90
(9 men + 15 women)'s 1 days work =
(9/54) + (15/90) = 1/3
9 men and 15 women will finish the work in 3 days
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