What is the correct answer?

4

# An electric pump can fill a tank in 3 hours. Because of a leak in ,the tank it took 3(1/2) hours to fill the tank. If the tank is full, how much time will the leak take to empty it ?

20 hrs

23 hrs

30 hrs

21 hrs

### Correct Answer :

D. 21 hrs

work done by the leak in 1 hour=(1/3)-(1/(7/2))=(1/3)-(2/7)=(1/21).

The leak will empty .the tank in 21 hours.

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4

# Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 36 bours and 46 bours respectively. If both the pipes are opened simultaneously, bow mucb time will be taken to fill the tank?

18 hrs

13 hrs

20 hrs

23 hrs

What is the correct answer?

4

# Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 36 min. and 45 min. respectively. A water pipe C can empty the tank in 30 min. First A and B are opened. after 7 min,C is also opened. In how much time, the tank is full?

39 min

40 min

50 min

45min

What is the correct answer?

4

# An electric pump can fill a tank in 3 hours. Because of a leak in ,the tank it took 3(1/2) hours to fill the tank. If the tank is full, how much time will the leak take to empty it ?

20 hrs

23 hrs

30 hrs

21 hrs

What is the correct answer?

4

# Two pipes can fill a tank in 10hours and 12 hours respectively while a third, pipe empties the full tank in 20 hours. If all the three pipes operate simultaneously, in how much time will the tank be filled?

7 hrs

7 hrs 30 min

5 hrs

5 hrs 30 min

What is the correct answer?

4

# Two pipes can fill a cistern in 14 hours and 16 hours respectively. The pipes are opened simultaneously and it is found that due to leakage in the bottom it tooki 32 minutes more to fill the cistern.When the cistern is full, in what time will the leak empty it?

100 hrs

122 hrs

177 hrs

112 hrs

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4

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