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# A painter, an artist, and a sculptor can complete a job in 6, 8 and 24 days respectively. How many sculptors must assist 1 painter and 1 artist to complete the job in half a day?

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1

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4

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19

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41

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None of these

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Solution

## The correct option is D 41 (1 painter + 1 artist)'s 1 day's work =(16+18)=724 Work done by 1 painter and 1 artist in 12 day =(724×12)=748 Remaining work =(1−748)=4148 Work done by 1 sculptor in 12 day =(124×12)=148 ∴ Number of sculptors required =(4148×48)=41

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