Work Word Problems - Concept

Concept Concept (1)

It is possible to solve word problems when two people are doing a work job together by solving systems of equations. To solve a work word problem, multiply the hourly rate of the two people working together times the time spent working to get the total amount of time spent on the job. Knowledge of solving systems of equations is necessary to solve these types of problems.

Sample Sample Problems (3)

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Work Word Problems - Problem 1

Brooks can mow a lawn in 4 hours. Jeremy could mow the same long twice as fast.

How long would it take while working together?
Problem 1
How to solve word problems when 2 people are doing a work job together and there is a fractional answer.
Work Word Problems - Problem 3
Problem 3
Algorithm for solving "work" word problems including shared job and individual job completion times