# Two pumps working together drain a pool in #6# hours. If older pump itself drains out the pool in #14# hours, how much time will newer pump take to drain the pool?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 22, 2017

Newer pump can drain out the pool in

#### Explanation:

As two pumps working together drain the pool in

in one hour, they drain

As older pump itself drains the pool in

as such in one hour, older pump can drain

As in one hour, two pumps together drain out

newer pump on its own must be draining

Hence, newer pump can drain out the pool in