Q.8 Smith and Ajit can complete a task in 12 days and 18 days, respectively. If they work together on the task for 4 days,

then the fraction of the task that will be left is:

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Step-by-step explanation:Smith can complete a task in 12 days

which means he can compete 1/12 of a work in a day

similarly Ajit’s work in a day is 1/18

and together their work

=1/12 +1/18= (2+3)/36= 5/36

Now if they work for 4 days

= 5/36× 4 = 5/9

therefore task left =1-5/9= 9-5/9= 4/9