# 8 Men Can Do a Piece of Work in 9 Days. in How Many Days Will 6 Men Do It? - Mathematics

Short Note

8 men can do a piece of work in 9 days. In how many days will 6 men do it?

#### Solution

$\text{ It is given that 8 men can complete a job in 9 days } .$
$\therefore \text{ Time taken by 1 man to complete the same job } = \left( 8 \times 9 \right) = 72 \text{ days }$
$\therefore \text{ Time taken by 6 men to complete the same job } = \frac{72}{6} = 12 \text{ days }$

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#### APPEARS IN

RD Sharma Class 8 Maths
Chapter 11 Time and Work
Exercise 11.1 | Q 17 | Page 10