# SOLUTION: Maria can shovel snow from her driveway in 60 minutes, jim can do the same job in 55 minutes. How long will it take Jim and Maria to shovel the driveway if they worked together?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Polynomials-and-rational-expressions Question 329168: Maria can shovel snow from her driveway in 60 minutes, jim can do the same job in 55 minutes. How long will it take Jim and Maria to shovel the driveway if they worked together? Thank youAnswer by solver91311(16897)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! If A can do a job in x time periods, then A can do of the job in 1 time period. Likewise, if B can do the same job in y time periods, then B can do of the job in 1 time period. So, working together, they can do of the job in 1 time period. Therefore, they can do the whole job in: time periods. John