# SOLUTION: one man working alone can paint a room in 5 hours, another man can paint it in 7 hours alone. How long will it take two men working together to paint the room?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rate-of-work-word-problems Question 386140: one man working alone can paint a room in 5 hours, another man can paint it in 7 hours alone. How long will it take two men working together to paint the room?Answer by Alan3354(30983)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Hint: Use the inverses, rooms per hour.