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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
Answer: Option D
Explanation:
Half tank will be filled in 3 hours
Lets calculate remaining half,
Part filled by the four taps in 1 hour = 4*(1/6) = 2/3
Remaining part after 1/2 filled = 11/2 = 1/2
\begin{aligned}
\frac{2}{3}:\frac{1}{2}::1:X \\
=> X = \left( \frac{1}{2}*1*{3}{2} \right) \\
=> X = \frac{3}{4} hrs = 45 \text{ mins} \\
\end{aligned}
Total time = 3 hours + 45 mins = 3 hours 45 mins
1. A cistern can be filled by a tap in 4 hours while it can be emptied by another tap in 9 hours. If both the taps are opened simultaneously, then after how much time cistern will get filled ?
 7 hours
 7.1 hours
 7.2 hours
 7.3 hours
Answer: Option C
Explanation:
When we have question like one is filling the tank and other is empting it, then we subtraction as,
Filled in 1 hour = 1/4
Empties in 1 hour = 1/9
Net filled in 1 hour = 1/4  1/9
= 5/36
So cistern will be filled in 36/5 hours i.e. 7.2 hours
2. 12 buckets of water fill a tank when the capacity of each tank is 13.5 litres. How many buckets will be needed to fill the same tank, if the capacity of each bucket is 9 litres?
 15 bukets
 17 bukets
 18 bukets
 19 bukets
Answer: Option C
Explanation:
Capacity of the tank = (12*13.5) litres
= 162 litres
Capacity of each bucket = 9 litres.
So we can get answer by dividing total capacity of tank by total capacity of bucket.
Number of buckets needed = (162/9) = 18 buckets
3. A leak in the bottom of a tank can empty the full tank in 6 hours. An inlet pipe fills water at the rate of 4 litres a minute. When the tank is full, the inlet is opened and due to the leak the tank is empty in 8 hours. The capacity of the tank (in litres) is
 5780 litres
 5770 litres
 5760 litres
 5750 litres
Answer: Option C
Explanation:
Work done by the inlet in 1 hour =
\begin{aligned}
\frac{1}{6}\frac{1}{8} = \frac{1}{24} \\
\text{Work done by inlet in 1 min} \\
= \frac{1}{24}*\frac{1}{60}\\
= \frac{1}{1440} \\
=> \text{Volume of 1/1440 part = 4 liters} \\
\end{aligned}
Volume of whole = (1440 * 4) litres = 5760 litres.
4. 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
Answer: Option D
Explanation:
Half tank will be filled in 3 hours
Lets calculate remaining half,
Part filled by the four taps in 1 hour = 4*(1/6) = 2/3
Remaining part after 1/2 filled = 11/2 = 1/2
\begin{aligned}
\frac{2}{3}:\frac{1}{2}::1:X \\
=> X = \left( \frac{1}{2}*1*{3}{2} \right) \\
=> X = \frac{3}{4} hrs = 45 \text{ mins} \\
\end{aligned}
Total time = 3 hours + 45 mins = 3 hours 45 mins
5. One pipe can fill a tank three times as fast as another pipe. If together the two pipes can fill the tank in 36 minutes, then the slower pipe alone will be able to fill the tank in
 144 mins
 140 mins
 136 mins
 132 minw
Answer: Option A
Explanation:
Let the slower pipe alone fill the tank in x minutes
then faster will fill in x/3 minutes.
Part filled by slower pipe in 1 minute = 1/x
Part filled by faster pipe in 1 minute = 3/x
Part filled by both in 1 minute = \begin{aligned}
\frac{1}{x} + \frac{3}{x}= \frac{1}{36} \\
=> \frac{4}{x} = \frac{1}{36} \\
x = 36*4 = 144 mins
\end{aligned}
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