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Asked Nov 5, 2019

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Left on together, the cold and hot water faucets of a certain bathtub take 7 minutes to fill the tub.If it takes the cold water faucet 17 minutes to fill the tub by itself, how long will it take the hot water faucet to fill the tub on it's own? Do not do any rounding.

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Step 1

Given,Left on together, the cold and hot water faucets of a certain bathtub take 7 minutes to fill the tub and it takes the cold water faucet 17 minutes to fill the tub by itself.

Step 2

Let the full bathtub = 1 and let t be the time required to fill the bathtub by hot faucet.

Then the corresponding equation for the given data is,

Step 3

On simplificatio...

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