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Work Problems - how long …together Work problems of this...

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Work Problems Example 1 Ernie can plow a field alone in four hours. It takes Sid five hours to plow the same field alone. If they  work together (and each has a plow), how long will it take to plow the field? First, circle what you must find— 
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Unformatted text preview: how long …together. Work problems of this nature may be solved by using the following equation. Therefore, Finding a common denominator Cross multiplying Therefore, it will take them hours working together....
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course MATH 1310 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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