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A tap can fill a tank in 6 hours. After half the tank is filled then 3 more similar taps are opened. What will be total time taken to fill the tank completely.

  • 2 hours 30 mins
  • 2 hours 45 mins
  • 3 hours 30 mins
  • 3 hours 45 mins
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1. Pipes A and B can fill a tank in 5 hours and 6 hours respectively. Pipe C can empty it in 12 hours. If all the three pipes are opened together, then the tank will be filled in.

  • \begin{aligned} 3\frac{9}{5} \end{aligned}
  • \begin{aligned} 3\frac{9}{17} \end{aligned}
  • \begin{aligned} 3\frac{7}{5} \end{aligned}
  • \begin{aligned} 3\frac{7}{17} \end{aligned}

2. A tap can fill a tank in 6 hours. After half the tank is filled then 3 more similar taps are opened. What will be total time taken to fill the tank completely.

  • 2 hours 30 mins
  • 2 hours 45 mins
  • 3 hours 30 mins
  • 3 hours 45 mins

3. Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 20 and 30 minutes respectively. If both the pipes are used together, then how long it will take to fill the tank ?

  • 10 mins
  • 12 mins
  • 15 mins
  • 20 mins

4. A cistern can be filled in 9 hours but due to a leak at its bottom it takes 10 hours. If the cistern is full, then the time that the leak will take to make it empty will be ?

  • 20 hours
  • 19 hours
  • 90 hours
  • 80 hours

5. Pipe A can fill a tank in 5 hours, pipe B in 10 hours and pipe C in 30 hours. If all the pipes are open, in how many hours will the tank be filled ?

  • 2.5 hours
  • 2 hours
  • 3.5 hours
  • 3 hours
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