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A man finished a job in 5 days. On the first day he finished (1/m) of the job. On the 2 nd day he finished (1/n) of the job left. On 3 rd day, he finished (1/m) of the job left, and on the 4 th day (1/n) of the job left. On the last day (1/4) of the job was left to be done. If (m,n belongs to N) and n>m. Find m and n.

A man finished a job in 5 days. On the first day he finished (1/m) of the job. On the 2nd day he finished (1/n) of the job left. On 3rd day, he finished (1/m) of the job left, and on the 4th day (1/n) of the job left. On the last day (1/4) of the job was left to be done. If (m,n belongs to N) and n>m. Find m and n.

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Grade:11

1 Answers

Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5915 Points
22 days ago
Dear Student

(2/m) + (2/n) = ¾
1/m + 1/n = 3/8
m=4,n=8

Thanks

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