P can make a Diamond set in 40 days and Q in 45 days. They work together for 10 days and then Q goes away. In how many days will P finish the remaining work?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

P can make a set in 40 days P's 1 day's work =

Q can make a set in 45 days Q's 1 day's work =

So, (P + Q)'s 1 day's work =

Henec, (P + Q)'s 10 day's work =

Remaining work =

Now, remaining work is done by P and P can complete the work in 40 days.

Thus, of the work is done by P in

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM