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Oliver
10-26-2013, 04:55 AM
If it takes six employees 8 hours to do a particular job then how long would it take three employees to do the same job?

(A) 12 hours

(B) 14 hours

(C) 15 hours

(D) 16 hours

nicole
10-26-2013, 04:55 AM
This job requires 6 \cdot 8=48 hours.
The required time is given by dividing the total number of hours by three (the number of employees)
\frac{48}{3}=16

Therefore the correct answer is (D).

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