Time and Wages Problems with Explanation

Time and Work is an extension of Time and Work chapter. In this chapter we convert work performed in monetary terms.
time and wages problems

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THEOREM: Wages are given in proportion to the work done and in indirect (or inverse) proportion to the time taken by the individual.

Question 1.

Ravi can do a work in 6 days and Rahim can do the same work in 5 days.The contract for the work is Rs. 220. How much shall B get if both of them work together?

Question 2.

A man can do a work in 10 days. With the help of a boy he can do the same work in 6 days. If they get Rs. 50 for the work, what is the share of the boy?

Question 3.

A, B and C can do a work in 6, 8 and 12 days respectively. Doing that work together they get an amount of Rs 1350. What is the share of B in that amount?

Question 4.

A, B and C contract a work for Rs. 550. Together, A and B are supposed to do 7/11 of the work. How much does C get ?

Question 5.

Two men undertake to do a piece of work for Rs. 200. One alone could do it in 6 days, the other in 8 days. With the assistance of a boy they finish it in 3 days. How should the money be divided?

Question 6.

Wages for 45 women amount to Rs 15525 in 48 days. How many men must work 16 days to receive Rs 5750, the daily wages of a man being double those of a woman?

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