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Posted by **kate** on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 12:40am.

Find the amount of the 100 tons shoveled by each brother and the amount of time each brother works shoveling coal.

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**Henry**, Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 5:19pm3days * 16tons/day=48 Tons by Ben Cole

Bal. = 100 - 48 = 52 Tons.

X = The # of days they worked together.

10x + 16x = 52 tons.

26x = 52.

X = 2 Days.

48 + 16*2=80 Tons shoveled by Ben Cole

in 5 days(3+2).

100 - 80 = 20 Tons shoveled by Char in

2 days.

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