# 6th Grade Math Work Rate Word Problems

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# Work Rate Word Problems

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# Sixth Grade: Work Rate Word Problems

Mr. Jenkins can dig a ditch
Mr. Jenkins can dig a ditch in one hour less then his son. Working together, they can do the job in 2\3 hour. How long does it take for ...
Sally can paint a house in 4 hours
Sally can paint a house in 4 hours. John can paint the same house in 6 ...
simplifying rational expressions
Mario can do the work in X hours. Luigi takes one more hour than Mario to do the work. Together they finish the work in 100 ...
Two taps turned on together
Two taps turned on together can fill a tank in 15 mins. Separately, one tap takes 16mins longer than the other tap to fill the ...
Andres and Biloy working together
Andres and Biloy, working together, can build a chicken house in 6 2/3 hours. Andres became ill after 3 hours of working with Biloy, and Biloy finished the job, continuing to work alone in 8 1/4 more ...
A town`s old street sweeper
A town's old street sweeper can clean the streets in 60 h. The old sweeper together with a new sweeper can clean the streets in 15 ...
A software development company is getting ready
A software development company is getting ready to release a new product. The QA Director is notified the following: A Junior Verification Engineer takes 1 hour longer to fix a bug than it takes a Senior Engineer. If they can fix the bug in 5 hours working ...
Melanie can paint a certain barn
Melanie can paint a certain barn by herself in x days. Her helper Melissa can paint the same barn by herself in 2 x days. Write a rational expression for the fraction of the barn tht they complete in one day by working together. Evaluate the expression for x =5
Matt can paint his bedroom in 3 hours
Matt can paint his bedroom in 3 hours, and Morgan needs 8 hours to do the same ...
Sam takes 6 days less than the number of days
Sam takes 6 days less than the number of days taken by John to complete a piece of work. If both Sam and John together can complete the same work in 4 ...
Kristin can type a 50 page paper
Kristin can type a 50 page paper in 8 hours. Last month Kristin and Courtney together typed a 50 page paper in 6 ...
Harry can paint a room in 3 hours
Harry can paint a room in 3 hours, and Kerry can paint it in 4 ...
Working alone it takes George 5 hours
Working alone it takes George 5 hours to decorate the hall for an event. Working alone it takes Wanda 4 hours to decorate the hall for an ...
If sally can paint a house in 4 hours
If sally can paint a house in 4 hours and john can paint the same house in 6 hours how long will it take for both of them to paint the house together?
Jack can usually mow his lawn
Jack can usually mow his lawn in 3 hours. Marilyn can mow the same yard in 4 ...
Sally can paint a room in 7 hours
Sally can paint a room in 7 hours while it takes steve 6 hours to paint the same ...
Mason can build wall in 6 hours less than the apprentice
Mason can build wall in 6 hours less than the apprentice. Together they build the wall in 4 ...