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# Taps U and V can fill a vessel in 24 minutes and 30 minutes respectively. If both are opened simultaneously and U is closed after 6 minutes, then how long would it take for V to fill the vessel?

A

15 min 20 sec

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B

14 min 30 sec

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C

17 min 20 sec

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D

16 min 30 sec

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E

None of these

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Solution

## The correct option is D 16 min 30 sec For 6 minutes (1st part)=6(124+130)=920 Remaining part =1−920 = 1120 Time taken by tap V to fill the bucket =1120×30=332 = 1612min=16 min 30 seconds

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