Babla alone can do a piece of work in 10 days ashu alone can do it in 15 days. The total wages for the work in Rs.5000. How much should babla be paid of they work together for entire duration of the work ?



Babla alone can do a piece of work in 10 days ashu alone can do it in 15 days. The total wages for the work in Rs.5000. How much should babla be paid if they work together for entire duration of the work ?

A. 4000

B. 3000

C. 5000

D. 2000

Answer : B. 3000


Explanation 1:


    Babla work = 1/10
    Ashu work = 1/15
    Total work = 1/10 + 1/15
    = 5/30
    = 6 days.

    Total amount to be paid for Babla = 6/10 * 5000
    = 3000

Explanation 2:


    Money should always be divided in the inversely proportion way.
    So Babla will get money = 15 / (15 + 10) × 5000
    = 3000


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