Two pipes running together can fill the tank in 1119 minutes. If one pipe takes 5 minutes more than the other to fill the tank separately, find the time in which each of the pipes fills the tank separately.   Class:

# Two pipes running together can fill the tank in 11$\frac{1}{9}$ minutes. If one pipe takes 5 minutes more than the other to fill the tank separately, find the time in which each of the pipes fills the tank separately.   Class:

1. A
10 min, 15 min
2. B
20 min, 25 min
3. C
15 min, 30 min
4. D
40 min, 60 min

Fill Out the Form for Expert Academic Guidance!l

+91

Live ClassesBooksTest SeriesSelf Learning

Verify OTP Code (required)

### Solution:

Let the time taken by pipe (A) is x min.
And time taken by pipe B is (x + 5) min
According  to question
= $\frac{100}{9}$
9(${x}^{2}$ + 5x) = 200x + 500
9${x}^{2}-$ 155x $-$ 500 = 0
$x=$
x = 20,  x+5 = 25
x = 25
Time taken by pipe A = 5 min
Time taken by pipe B = 25 min

## Related content

 Area of Square Area of Isosceles Triangle Pythagoras Theorem Triangle Formula Perimeter of Triangle Formula Area Formulae Volume of Cone Formula Matrices and Determinants_mathematics Critical Points Solved Examples Type of relations_mathematics  +91

Live ClassesBooksTest SeriesSelf Learning

Verify OTP Code (required)