# When Jane's wading pool was new, it could be filled in 6 minutes, with water from a hose. Now that the pool has several leaks, it takes only 8 minutes, for all of the water to leak out of the full pool. How long does it take to fill the leaky pool?

##### 1 Answer

May 29, 2018

#### Answer:

24 minutes

#### Explanation:

If the total volume of the pool is

Hence, (+)

Consequently, the pool takes 24 minutes to be filled.