# SOLUTION: a mason can construct a retaining wall in 10 h. with the mason's apprentice assisting, the task takes 6 h. how long would it take the apprentice, working alone, to construct the wa

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 Question 446852: a mason can construct a retaining wall in 10 h. with the mason's apprentice assisting, the task takes 6 h. how long would it take the apprentice, working alone, to construct the wall?Answer by robertb(4012)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ==> ==> ==> ==> x = 15 hours for the apprentice.