# If 5 persons can finish a job in 10 days then one person will finish it in 2 days. Is the following statement true or false

**Solution:**

5 persons can finish a job in 10 days

Therefore one person can finish the job in = 10 × (5/1) = 50 days

One person will obviously take more time to finish the same job.

The statement is therefore__ False__.

**✦ Try This: **False. If 6 persons can finish a job in 12 days then one person will finish it in 72 days.

6 persons can finish a job in 12 days

Therefore one person can finish the job in = 12 × (6/1) = 72 days

One person will obviously take more time to finish the same job.

The statement is therefore __True__.

**☛ Also Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 13

**NCERT Exemplar Class 8 Maths Chapter 10 Sample Problem 9**

## If 5 persons can finish a job in 10 days then one person will finish it in 2 days. Is the following statement true or false

**Summary:**

If 5 persons can finish a job in 10 days then one person will finish it in 2 days is a false statement

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