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One pipe fills a storage pool in 20 hours. A second pipe fills the same pool in 15 hours. when a third pipe is added and all three are used to fill the pool , it takes only 6 hours. Find how long it takes the third pipe todo the job.

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  1. If the 3rd pipe takes x hours,

    1/6 = 1/20 + 1/15 + 1/x
    x = 20

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  2. One pipe fills a storage pool in 12 hours. A second pipe fills the same pool in 6 hours. When a third pipe is added and all three are used to fill the‚Äč pool, it takes only 3 hours. Find how long it takes the third pipe to do the job.

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