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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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