First time posting so here goes. Would like to know how to solve.
1. It takes Jake 10 hrs to paint a house. When his friend Betty helps it takes 6 hours to paint the same house. How long does it take for betty paint the house alone?
2. A carpet amnufacturer blends 2 fibers one 20 percent wool and the second 50 percent wool, how many pounds of each fiber should be woven to produce 500lbs that is 35 percent wool?