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September 1, 2014

September 1, 2014

Posted by **anthony** on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 10:38pm.

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**MattsRiceBowl**, Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 11:28pmStart with Melanie. She can paint 100 square feet in four hours. So in 6 hours, she can paint 150 square feet. This is because she is painting a total of 6 hours. In 4 hours, she did 100 square feet. 6-4 = 2 hours left.

Those 2 hours are HALF of the 4 hours.

So in 2 hours, she can paint HALF of the 100 square feet.

100/2 = 50 more square feet.

So Melanie can paint 150 square feet in that time. Can you figure out how much James can paint? Then add them together?

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