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Hint. 1/4 + 1/6 = 1/x

I just don't get them ( The problem and the hint).

Can you help me understand it ?

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Hint. 1/4 + 1/6 = 1/x

I just don't get them ( The problem and the hint).

Can you help me understand it ?

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one peice of work in four days plus one peice of work in six days equals one peice of work in x days

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Hint: In one minute, A eats 1/4 of the chips and B 1/6 of the chips, so 1/4+1/6 of the bag will be eaten each minute. If they keep eating for x minutes, they will have eaten (1/4+1/6)x of the bag. The bag will be empty when this equals 1, so all you have to do is to solve the equation (1/4+1/6)x=1.

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Fredrik said:

Hint: In one minute, A eats 1/4 of the chips and B 1/6 of the chips, so 1/4+1/6 of the bag will be eaten each minute. If they keep eating for x minutes, they will have eaten (1/4+1/6)x of the bag. The bag will be empty when this equals 1, so all you have to do is to solve the equation (1/4+1/6)x=1.

Thank you very very very very much.

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Suppose A and B are eating potato chips from the same bag. :rofl: :rofl:

Doubtlessly students must pay more attention to potato chips than to abstract pieces of work.

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