# SOLUTION: if sally can paint a house in 4 hrs, and john can paint the asame house in 6 hrs, how long will it take for both of them to apint the house together?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Percentage-and-ratio-word-problems Question 61065: if sally can paint a house in 4 hrs, and john can paint the asame house in 6 hrs, how long will it take for both of them to apint the house together?Found 2 solutions by checkley71, funmath:Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!TO SOLVE THESE TYPE OF PROBLEMS WE MULTIPLY THE TIMES & THEN DIVIDE BY THE SUM OF THE TIMES THUS 4*6/(4+6)=24/10=2.4 HOURS TO PAINT THE HOUSE TOGETHER Answer by funmath(2925)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!if sally can paint a house in 4 hrs, and john can paint the asame house in 6 hrs, how long will it take for both of them to apint the house together? Let sally's rate be x/4 Let john's be x/6 : x=2.4 hrs or x=2hr+.4(60)min=2hrs and 24 min Happy Calculating!!!