# Deepak can paint 2/5 of a house in one day. If he continues working at this rate, how many days will he take to paint the whole house?

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Deepak can paint 2/5 of a house in one day. If he continues working at this rate, how many days will he take to paint the whole house?

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Amount of work done by Deepak in 1 day = 2/5 th

Total work can be done in = 1 ÷ 2/5 days

$\frac 25 = 1 \times \frac 52 = \frac {1\times5}{2} =\frac 52 = 2 \frac 12$ days