please solve

dgordon

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If it takes 2 men 3 days to dig a 20x30 foot ditch, how many days would it take 4 men to dig the same ditch.
 

Gene

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2 men take 3 days.
4 men would take half as long.
 

Denis

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What's the purpose of asking that, dgordon?

Btw, it takes no time to dig a 20by30 foot ditch, since there
is no depth!
 

dgordon

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thank you both for your help. I heard it on t.v., and it was boggoling my mind.
 
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