Algebra – Word Problems – Rates of Performing Work 2/3

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Word problems are challenging, but rewarding once you learn how they’re done! Let’s take a look at another word problem. This series introduces the rates of performing work problems. A lot of people have trouble with these kinds of problems, but keep watching and you’ll see it’s not nearly as hard as you think!

Problem Text: It takes 12 hours to fill a water tank. It takes 16 hours to drain the same water tank. How long will it take to fill the tank if the drain is left open?


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