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it takes 12 men to make 12 tables in 9 hours. how long will it take 8 men to make 32 tables?

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  1. 12 men - 12 tables - 9 hrs
    1 man - 1 table - 9 hrs
    8 men - 1 table - 9/8 hrs
    8 men - 32 tables - 32(9/8) or 36 hours

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  2. (9x32)devided by 8

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