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21march

Typist Problem

If two typists can type two pages in two minutes, how many typists does it take to type 18 pages in 18 minutes

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25 comments:

  1. Are you asking kindergarten school children ?

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  2. Its a trick teaser and it might sound like a school children puzzle to some people.But still post ur ans

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  3. Yes, looking at the answers , I shud withdraw my comment :-)
    2 typists churning out 2 pages every 2 minutes,
    so the same two typists will churn out 2n pages
    every 2n minutes.
    " n " can be 9 or any other number!!

    Unless , of course , the typists being many form an union and resort to a Hartal when one never knows how many days :-)

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  4. lol...... so much confusion for this question...

    newys answer is 2.... query closed.... regards

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  5. Two typists can do it in 18 monutes, presuming that both are working simultaneously, on separte machines.

    <> i.e. <>. So, <> and <>.

    , how many typists does it take to type 18 pages in 18 minutes

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  6. two typists 1st time completes 1,2 pages in first 2mins ,2nd time 3,4 pages in next 2mins .........
    9th time 17,18 pages will be completed.
    so only 2 typists are required to complete the task

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  7. only 2..........

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  8. If 2 typists type 2 pages in 2 mins then 1 typist can type 1 page in one min...that means the same typist can type 18 pages in 18 minutes...

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