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December 1st, 2017, 12:25 PM   #1
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Need help solving this work problem

I've been back & forth on trying to solve a rational equation for this work problem, but I'm having difficulty... thanks in advance!

Q: In a peach patch, Amanda can pick 60 quarts of peaches in 6-hours. Emily can pick 80 quarts of peaches in 8-hours. How long will it take them working together to pick 100 quarts of peaches?

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December 1st, 2017, 01:24 PM   #2
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Each can pick 10 quarts per hour, so together they can pick 20 quarts per hour. I hope you can do the final step.
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December 5th, 2017, 10:42 AM   #3
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got it thanks!
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