## To complete a task In 16 days a company needs 5 people 6 hours a day. How long will it take 8 people 4 hours a day, assuming they work at th

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8 people working 4 hours a day will take 15 days to complete the work.Step-by-step explanation:The problem can be solved using chain rule

no of people no of hours no of days5 6 168 4 ?number of days decreases when the number of people increases from 5 to 8. The decrease of number of hours from 6 to 4 increases the number of days taken for the work to get completed.

[tex]no\ of\ days\ taken\ when\ 8\ people\ work\ 4\ hours\ a\ day=16\times 6/4\times5/8\\=480/32=15[/tex]

8 people working 4 hours a day will take 15 days to complete the work.