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It takes matt 9 hrs longer to build a wall than it takes chris. Working together they can build the wall in 20hrs. how long would it take each working alone to build the wall?

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    Chris is x Matt is x+9
    2x+9=20
    2x=11
    x=5.5

    Chris = 5.5
    Matt= 5.5+9 = 14.5

    5.5 +14.5 = 20

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