Shortcut Tricks are very important things in competitive exam. Time takes a huge part in competitive exams. If you know how to manage time then you will surely do great in your exam. Most of us miss that part. Few examples on time and work aptitude shortcuts is given in this page below. All tricks on Time and Work aptitude are provided here. We request all visitors to read all examples carefully. You can understand shortcut tricks on Time and Work by these examples.

First of all do a practice set on math of any exam. Choose any twenty math problems and write it down on a page. Do first ten maths using basic formula of this math topic. You also need to keep track of the time. After finish write down total time taken by you to solve those ten maths. Now practice our shortcut tricks on time and work aptitude and read examples carefully. After this do remaining ten questions and apply shortcut formula on those math problems. Again keep track of timing. This time you will surely see improvement in your timing. But this is not all you need. You need more practice to improve your timing more.

Few Important things to Remember

You all know that math portion is very much important in competitive exams. That doesn’t mean that other sections are not so important. But only math portion can leads you to a good score. A good score comes with practice and practice. All you need to do is to do math problems correctly within time, and you can do this only by using shortcut tricks. But it doesn’t mean that you can’t do math problems without using any shortcut tricks. You may have that potential that you may do maths within time without using any shortcut tricks.

But, so many people can’t do this. Here we prepared time and work aptitude shortcut tricks for those people. We try our level best to put together all types of shortcut methods here. But we may miss few of them. If you know anything else rather than this please do share with us. Your little help will help others.

Time and Work Aptitude Examples 4

Some important facts are needed for Time and work aptitude Problems. Here is some examples of this chapter related are given. Such that a person do a piece of work which has to be require more time to complete why because capacity is limited to that person but two or more person do the same piece of work which require less time and effort.

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 – Time and Work Aptitude

2 men can complete a single work in 3 days. 2 women can complete the same work in 9 days and 3 boys can complete the same work in 8 days. In 1 day 3 women and 4 boys together finished a portion of work. If only men were finish the remaining work in 1 day, find the number of total men would be required.

4

6

8

12

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Answer: Option (A)

How to Solve If 2 women completed the work in 9 days, Then, days required for 3 women is 2 x 9 / 3 = 6 days.

If 3 boys complete the work in 8 days, Then, days required for 4 boys is 3 x 8 / 4 = 6 days.

So, work done by 3 women and 4 boy in 1 day is (1 / 6) + (1 / 6) = 1 / 3.

So, remaining work is 1 – (1 / 3) = 2 / 3.

So, in to complete the work in 1 day, the required men is 2 x 2 x 3 / 3 = 4

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Example #2 – Time and Work Aptitude

A can do a piece of work in 12 days and B can do the same piece of work in 6 days. Find days required to complete that work together.

3 Days

4 Days

6 Days

9 Days

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Answer: Option (B)

How to Solve A’s 1 day of work is 1 / 12. B’s 1 day of work is 1 / 6.

Together they need (1 / 12) + (1 / 6) = 1 / 4 = 4 days.

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Example #3 – Time and Work Aptitude

Anita, Ajay and Kunal can complete a work together in 40 minutes. Anita and Ajay together can complete the same work in 60 minutes. Find the time required for Kunal alone to complete that work.

80 Minutes

100 Minutes

110 Minutes

120 Minutes

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Answer: Option (D)

How to Solve Anita + Ajay + Kunal 1 minute work is 1 / 40.

So, Kunal alone can complete the task in (1 / 40) – (1 / 60) = 1 / 120 = 120 minutes.

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Example #4 – Time and Work Aptitude

24 women complete a piece of work in 16 days. How many more women needed to be hired to complete the work in 12 days.

22 Women

28 Women

32 Women

36 Women

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Answer: Option (C)

How to Solve W = women, D = Day. W1 x D1 = W2 x D2 24 x 16 = W2 x 12 W2 = 384 / 12 W2 = 32

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Example #5 – Time and Work Aptitude

8 women can complete a work in 36 hours. In how many hours will 24 women complete that work?

10 Hours

12 Hours

14 Hours

16 Hours

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Answer: Option (B)

How to Solve Women x Hours = Women x ? 8 x 36 = 24 x ? 288 = 24 x ? ? = 288 / 24 ? = 12 hours.

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Example #6

20 boys are required to complete a work in 100 days. How many boys are required to complete that work in 5 days?

200 Boys

250 Boys

300 Boys

400 Boys

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Answer: Option (D)

How to Solve Boys1 x Days1 = Boys2 x Days2 20 x 100 = ? x 5 ? = (20 x 100) / 5 ? = 400.

So, 400 boys will require to complete that work in 5 days.

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Example #7

The work of ratio Amit and Bikash is 3 : 5. If Amit complete a work in 10 days. In how many days the work can be completed by Bikash?

5 Days

6 Days

8 Days

10 Days

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Answer: Option (B)

How to Solve Amit : Bikash = 3 : 5 Amit = 10 days Bikash = ? Amit = 10 x 3 = 30 work Bikash = 30 / 5 = 6 days

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Example #8

A work of painting a wall is done by Amit and Bikash at the ratio of 3 : 5. If Amit and Bikash together did that work in 30 days. How many days will required for Bikash alone do that work?

90 Days

100 Days

110 Days

120 Days

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Answer: Option (A)

How to Solve We know that, the ratio of Amit and Bikash is 3 : 5. Amit + Bikash together did that work in 30 days. So, Amit + Bikash = 30 x 15 = 450 work.

Bikash alone can do it in = 450 / 5 = 90 days.

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45 comments

deepti sharma says:

its a very good technique to solve the question easily and i have supported for competetive exam face

What’s the method and answ for this question If 4 men and 6 women can do a piece of work in 12 days working 7 hrs a day, how many days will it take to cmplte a work twice as large with 10 men and 3 women working together 8 hrs a day?

2 women and 10 children together take 8 days to complete piece of work. how many days will 10 children alone take to complete the piece of work if 8 women alone can complete the piece of work in 6 days?

Can anyone please give me a solution for the following question? 7men take 12 days to complete a job .They worked for 5 days. After 5 days 2 men left the job. In how many days 5 men will complete the job?

24 men can complete a piece of work in 16 days. The same work can be completed by 8 women in 72 days, whereas 24 children take 32 days to complete it. In how many days can the work be completed?

i want you to give a few examples on sums such as 10 men or 15 women can do a work in 20 days. how long will 15 men or 25 women take to finish it please tell me if sum will be done differently if and OR or is given

6 women and 10 children together take 6 days to complete a piece of work. How many days will 10 children alone take to complete the piece of work if 6 women alone can complete the piece of work in 10 days?

8 men and 4 children together can complete a piece of work in 6 days. Work done by a man in one day is duble the work done by a children in one day. If 8 men and 4 children started working and after 2 days 4 men left and 4 new children joined. In how many more days will the work be completed?

Please give technique to find answer of the sample question below. A & B together takes 16 days. B & C together takes 18 days. Then how long will take to complete it by A,B & C altogether?

Anita can do a piece of work in 4 days. Rajani can do it in 5 days. With the assistance of anuradha they completed the work in 2 days.find in how many days can anuradha alone do it ?.

7 Indian and 4 American finish a job in 6 days. 7 African and 3 American finish the same job in 8 days. The efficiency of each person of a particular nationality is same but different from others. One Indian One American and One African will complete the work in: A. 10 days B. 12 days C. 24 days D. 36 days E. None of these Answer & Explanation

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its a very good technique to solve the question easily and i have supported for competetive exam face

very simple technique

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great work guys..!!

very simple technique

i think some thing is wrong in example 2

how can this question be solved?

Arjun completed a work in 35 days and biju in 45 days. if together they complete it and get a payment of Rs 3200, what is biju’s share?

Find the ratio of their work done in 1 day first.

Arjun’s 1 day work : 1/35

Biju’s 1 day work : 1/45

Ratio is : Arjun : Biju = 1/35 : 1/45 = 9:7

Total Payment is : 3200.. Total Ratio is 16..

So, Arjun’s share = (9/16)*3200 = Rs. 1800

And Biju’s share = (7/16)*3200 = Rs. 1400.

Or simply 3200-1800 = 1400…

Why ratio become 9:7 instead of 7:9?

Please guide me…

Because ratio of capicty is iopposite ratio of efficiency

simple ratio both of 7:9 than total 16, 9/16*3200=1800 than 3200-1800=1400

Biju share is 1800

1800

biju =45(3200/(45+45))

45*3200/80

1800

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Wages are distributed in the ratio of efficiency or work done in a day. In this case efficiency is 9:7

3200*7/16=1400

Wages are divided in the inverse ratio of number of days.

ie. 45:35 or 9:7

7/16 x 3200 = 1400

1600 share

very techniqe method

What’s the method and answ for this question If 4 men and 6 women can do a piece of work in 12 days working 7 hrs a day, how many days will it take to cmplte a work twice as large with 10 men and 3 women working together 8 hrs a day?

21/6

16.8 days

If a,b,c together take 6 hr less than a, 1hr less than b, 1/2 hr less than c alone to finish job , then how much time a& b together complete the Jo b

This technique is useful for solving the question but we want briefly please

2 women and 10 children together take 8 days to complete piece of work. how many days will 10 children alone take to complete the piece of work if 8 women alone can complete the piece of work in 6 days?

12 days

plz explain the solution

Can anyone please give me a solution for the following question?

7men take 12 days to complete a job .They worked for 5 days. After 5 days 2 men left the job. In how many days 5 men will complete the job?

24 men can complete a piece of work in 16 days. The same work can be completed by 8 women in 72 days, whereas 24 children take 32 days to complete it. In how many days can the work be completed?

i want you to give a few examples on sums such as 10 men or 15 women can do a work in 20 days. how long will 15 men or 25 women take to finish it

please tell me if sum will be done differently if and OR or is given

Dear sir

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4 men and 3 women finish a job in 6 days and 5 men and 7 women can do same job in 4 days. how long will 1 man and 1 woman take to do the work

Y dnt u explain each step

HelpFul hai

ITS VERY USEFUL FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMS.. REALLY ROCKS

3 men or 8 boys can do a piece of work in 17 days. How many days will 2 men and 6 boys together take to finish the same work?

answers with explanation please

6 women and 10 children together take 6 days to complete a piece of work. How many days will 10 children alone take to complete the piece of work if 6 women alone can complete the piece of work in 10 days?

give me solutions

8 men and 4 children together can complete a piece of work in 6 days. Work done by a man in one day is duble the work done by a children in one day. If 8 men and 4 children started working and after 2 days 4 men left and 4 new children joined. In how many more days will the work be completed?

Please give technique to find answer of the sample question below.

A & B together takes 16 days. B & C together takes 18 days. Then how long will take to complete it by A,B & C altogether?

The very simple trick

satisfied and these are so helpfull for me.thanks a lot .plz provide quicker method to solve difficult problems

tell me how amit + bikash total work = 8/30 days

3 men and 5 women can do a work in 43 days .5 men and 6 women they will do the work together in

a)7 and 1/2 days b)15days c)16days d)30days

Solution for example 8 seems to be wrong, please verify

Anita can do a piece of work in 4 days. Rajani can do it in 5 days. With the assistance of anuradha they completed the work in 2 days.find in how many days can anuradha alone do it ?.

7 Indian and 4 American finish a job in 6 days. 7 African and 3 American finish the same job in 8 days. The efficiency of each person of a particular nationality is same but different from others. One Indian One American and One African will complete the work in:

A. 10 days

B. 12 days

C. 24 days

D. 36 days

E. None of these

Answer & Explanation