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 2 years ago
It takes Maria 11 mins to weed a garden. Mike can weed the same garden in 10 minutes. How long would it take them if they work together?  I got 21 mins but i honestly don't know how to round it.
 2 years ago
It takes Maria 11 mins to weed a garden. Mike can weed the same garden in 10 minutes. How long would it take them if they work together?  I got 21 mins but i honestly don't know how to round it.

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saifoo.khan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\[\frac 1x =\frac{1}{10}+\frac{1}{11}\]

saifoo.khan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.21/10 = Mike's part. 1/11 = Maria'a part. 1/x = time it will take if both will work.

Artchicky
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Alright and so then i would find the common denominator and then solve for the x?

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now take the lcm,cross multiply and get to x.

Artchicky
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got 120/110. do i divide 110 by 120 and turn it into a decimal?

Artchicky
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0. okay so for my lcd i did 11 by 10. then okay i messed up my adding. it should be 21/110

Artchicky
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then i would multiply the 1 and that would isolate the x. leaving me with the 21/110 and then i simplify it?

saifoo.khan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2x is in the denominator currently. Do something to bring it to the numerator.

Artchicky
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0multiply the 110 to the top and bottom. I would get 110 over 110x?

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1See this, \[\frac{ 1 }{ a }=\frac{ 11 }{ 10 }\] \[a=\frac{ 10 }{ 11 }\]

saifoo.khan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1358612774385:dw

Artchicky
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay now i understand

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{ 1 }{ x }= \frac{21}{110}\] \[\ x=..\]

saifoo.khan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Lol. I'm speechless.
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