# If 4 men reap 40 acres in 30 days, how many acres will 18 men reap in 12 days ?

If 4 men reap 40 acres in 30 days, how many acres will 18 men reap in 12 days ?

A. 57 Acres

B. 64 Acres

C. 76 Acres

D. 72 Acres

**Answer : **D. 72 Acres

## Explanation:

By Direct approach :

More men, more acres

More days, more acres

so,

4 / 18 : 30 / 12 = 40 / x

x = (18 x 12 x 40) / (4 x 30)

72 acres