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8 women can do a piece of work in 10 days. How many women are needed to complete the work in 40 days?


1. 4 women
2. 3 women
3. 2 women
4. 1 woman

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : 2 women

Given:

1 = 8

M2 = ?

D1 = 10 days

D2 = 40 days

W1 = W2 = 1

Formula Used:

M1D1W2 = M2D2W1

Calculation:

M1D1W2 = M2D2W1

⇒ 8 × 10 × 1 = M2 × 40 × 1

⇒ M2 = 8 × 10/40

⇒ M2 = 2 women

2 women can complete a work in 40 days.

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