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1. 1. Rate of Work Problems by D. Fisher
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3. 3. Marge can clean the house in 3 hrs. Lisa can clean it in 5 hrs. How long will it take them to clean the house if they both work together?
4. 4. Use Unit Rates Marge can clean the house in 3 hrs., so she does 1 / 3 of the house per hour.
5. 5. Use Unit Rates Lisa can clean the house in 5 hrs., so she does 1 / 5 of the house per hour.
6. 6. Let T be the time in hours. 1 3 T + 1 5 T = 1
7. 7. 1 / 3 T + 1 / 5 T = 1 15( 1 / 3 T + 1 / 5 T) = 15(1) 5T + 3T = 15 8T = 15 T = 15 / 8 1 7 / 8 hrs.
8. 8. Bart can wash the car in 20 min. Homer can wash it in 30 min. How long will it take them to wash the car if they both work together?
9. 9. Use Unit Rates Bart can wash the car in 20 min., so he does 1 / 20 of the car per min.
10. 10. Use Unit Rates Homer can wash the car in 30 min., so he does 1 / 30 of the car per min.
11. 11. Let M be the time in minutes. 1 20 M + 1 30 M = 1
12. 12. 1 / 20 M + 1 / 30 M = 1 60( 1 / 20 M + 1 / 30 M) = 60(1) 3M + 2M = 60 5M = 60 M = 12 min.
13. 13. Springfield School
14. 14. Mr. Skinner can enroll 15 students per hr. Mr. Chalmer can enroll 20 students per hr. How long will it take them to enroll 140 students working together?
15. 15. Use Unit Rates Minutes work better than hours. Mr. Skinner enrolls 15 students per 60 min., so he enrolls 15 / 60 or 1 / 4 students per min.
16. 16. Use Unit Rates Minutes work better than hours. Mr. Chalmer enrolls 20 students per 60 min., so he enrolls 20 / 60 or 1 / 3 students per min.
17. 17. 1 / 4 M + 1 / 3 M = 140 12( 1 / 4 M + 1 / 3 M) = 12(140) 3M + 4M = 1680 7M = 1680 M = 240 min. = 4 hrs.