It takes jack 5 hours to finish a yard and shelly 3 hours to finish the same yard, how much time would it take them together. jack = 1 and shelly is 1 5 3 15(x/5 +x/3)= 1(15) 3x + 5x = 15 8x = 15 x= 1(9/8) have I done this correctly?
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Originally Posted by Brama Bull It takes jack 5 hours to finish a yard and shelly 3 hours to finish the same yard, how much time would it take them together. jack = 1 and shelly is 1 5 3 15(x/5 +x/3)= 1(15) 3x + 5x = 15 8x = 15 x= 1(9/8) have I done this correctly? Hi Brama Bull, Almost. hours together
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