To find: The time taken by Candy and Tim together to complete the work.
The time taken by Candy and Tim together is 37 min 20 sec.
Candy takes 70 min to deliver all the papers and Tim takes 80 min to deliver all the papers.
Let the time taken together by Candy and Tim be x.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|In words||In Algebra|
|Time taken together by Candy and Tim||x|
|Work done by Candy in 1 min|
|Work done by Tim in 1 min|
|Work done by both Candy and Tim|
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x,
Thus, the time taken by Candy and Tim together is 37 min 20 sec.
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