Posted by **john** on Monday, July 23, 2012 at 12:11am.

Frank can type a report in 4 hours and James takes 6 hours. How long will it take the two of them typing together?

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**Brooke**, Monday, July 23, 2012 at 12:43am
Add the two hours together.

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**Reiny**, Monday, July 23, 2012 at 8:14am
Brooke's answer makes no sense

Frank's rate = 1/4

James rate = 1/6

combined rate = 1/4 + 1/6 = 5/12

time at combined rate = 1/(5/12)

= 12/5

= 2.4 hours

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**sarah**, Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 3:44pm
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