If it takes 7 women 3 hours to bake 24 dozen cookies, how long will it 2 women to bake 24 dozen cookies? Thanks Happy New Year! I can never remember how to solve these any help to remember is greatly appricated also. Thanks again

Printable View

- Jan 1st 2009, 03:44 PMalgebraisabeastI hate these problems
If it takes 7 women 3 hours to bake 24 dozen cookies, how long will it 2 women to bake 24 dozen cookies? Thanks Happy New Year! I can never remember how to solve these any help to remember is greatly appricated also. Thanks again

- Jan 1st 2009, 04:19 PMskeeterQuote:

If it takes 7 women 3 hours to bake 24 dozen cookies, how long will it 2 women to bake 24 dozen cookies?

1 woman does 1/7 of the job in 3 hrs, which means it would take 1 woman 21 hrs to do the job.

so, 2 women would take half that time ... 10.5 hrs - Jan 1st 2009, 05:16 PMmr fantastic
This is exactly the same type of problem as found here: http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...m-solving.html

- Jan 2nd 2009, 04:00 AMHallsofIvy