# Work and Wages

Work and Wages problems are simpler to solve in quantitative aptitude.

Money earned by a person for a certain work is called

**of the person for that work.***wage***Points to remember**

- Wages are directly proportional to the work done. That means more work – more money.
- Wages are inversely proportional to the time taken to complete the work. That means more time – less money.

Work and Wages problems can be understood by examining some solved examples.

Example

**Mayank can do a piece of work in 3 days while Sanjay can do the same work in 4 days. The wage for the full work is Rs 350. If they both work together to complete the work then find the earnings of Mayank and Sanjay.**

Sol:

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**See Example**

**Shahrukh alone can finish a work in 4 days while Salman alone can finish it in 6 days. If they both work together to finish it, then out of total wages of 18000, what will be the 20% of Shahrukh’s share?**

Sol:

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Example

**Rahul, Rohit and Rohan can do a piece of work in 3, 4 and 6 days, respectively. Doing that work together, they get an amount of 675 rupees. What is the share of Rohan in that amount.**

Sol:

Sol:

Example

**Sunil can do a piece of work in 2 days while Saurav can do it in 3 days. They work together for a day and rest of the work is done by Sachin in 1 day. If they get 1800 rupees for the whole work then find the wage of Sachin.**

Sol:

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