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# Pipe and Cistern Example 2

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Pipe and Cistern Example 2
In Pipe and cisterns when we calculate the pipe related examples we first check the nature that if the pipe is filled up by water or any liquid we say the pipe is plus position and when the pipe is vacant we say it as negative, So here we also some example is given. Which help you better understanding.

This type of problem are given in Quantitative Aptitude which is a very essential paper in banking exam . Under below given some more example for your better practice .

Example #1
Two pipes, Pipe 1 and Pipe 2, can fill a water reservoir in 3 hours and 6 hours respectively. Another pipe, Pipe 3, can empty the reservoir in 12 hours. If all the three pipes are opened together, then how many hours will require to fill the water reservoir?

1. 9 / 4 Hours
2. 11 / 5 Hours
3. 12 / 5 Hours
4. 13 / 7 Hours

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How to Solve
Net part filled in 1 hour is
[(1 / 3) + (1 / 6)] – (1 / 12)
= 5 / 12.

The water reservoir will be filled in 12 / 5 hours.

Rough Workspace

Example #2
If pipe A can fill a water reservoir in 12 hours and pipe B can empty the reservoir in 20 hours. If both pipes are opened simultaneously then how much time will be taken to fill the water reservoir?

1. 18 Hours
2. 20 Hours
3. 24 Hours
4. 30 Hours

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How to Solve
Time taken to fill the reservoir in hour = 1 / 12.
Time taken to empty the a reservoir in hour = 1 / 20.

When both pipes are opened then time taken to fill
(1 / 12) – (1 / 20)
= (5 – 3) / 60
= 2 / 60
= 1 / 30.
= 30 hours.

Rough Workspace

Example #3
Pipe X can fill the water reservoir in 6 hours. Pipe Y can fill the water reservoir in 10 hours. Pipes Z can fill the water reservoir in 20 hours. If all the Pipes are opened, then in how many hours will the water reservoir be filled?

1. 53 / 17 Hours
2. 60 / 19 Hours
3. 70 / 19 Hours
4. 75 / 19 Hours

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How to Solve
Part filled by X in 1 hour = 1 / 6.
Part filled by Y in 1 hour = 1 / 10.
Part filled by Z in 1 hour = 1 / 20.

So, part filled by ( X + Y + Z ) in 1 hour
= (1 / 6) + (1 / 10) + (1 / 20)
= 19 / 60.

So, all the three pipes together will fill the water reservoir in 60 / 19 hours.

Rough Workspace

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1. lakshmi says:

how to find the capacity of the tank when the tank is filled at some rate and emptied at different rate,when both are opened together?

• rohit says:

Capacity of tank =rate x time

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3. sajan says:

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4. Anusha says:

pls sove
A pipe p1 can fill one third of the tank in 16 min, pipe 2 fill one sixth of 10 min ,p3 empty one fourth of the 20 min. the tank has leak at the bottom can empty full tank in 4 hr. all 3 pipe are opened when the tank is empty aft hw much time will tank be completed ?

• nanda says:

4 hr ha boss

• Nik says:

How , shouldn’t it be 48 mins

• Nik says:

How , shouldn’t it be 48 mins ???

1/48+1/60-1/80-1/240
1/4(1/12+1/15-1/20-1/60)
5/60*1/4
5/240
1/48

Thus 48 minutes in the answer

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