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Sammy can cut wood twice as fast as Joe. When they both work together, it takes them 4 hrs. how long would it take them to do the job alone?
4/x +4/x+2 = x^2+2
4x+4x+8= x^2+2
8x+8= x^2+2
x^26x8=0
(x4)(x+2)
x=4 x=2 since i can't use a 2 i have to put in a 4
x+2=4+2=6
Sammy =6 hours
6x2=12
Joe = 12 hours
Thanks
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