# SOLUTION: Sally paints a house in 4 hours. Ben paints the same house in 6 hours. If they worked together, how long will it take to paint the house?

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 Question 356244: Sally paints a house in 4 hours. Ben paints the same house in 6 hours. If they worked together, how long will it take to paint the house?Found 2 solutions by mananth, ewatrrr:Answer by mananth(12269)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!sally - 4hours she does 1/4 of the job in 1 hour .. Ben = 6 hours he does 1/6 of the job in 1 hour .. together they do 1/4 + 1/6 of the job in 1 hour =(3+2)/12 =5/12 of the job in 1 hour so they will together take 12/5 hours =2.4 hours .... m.ananth@hotmail.ca Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Hi, . Sally paints a house in 4 hours. Ben paints the same house in 6 hours Let x represent time it would take together . . . . together x = 2.4 hrs