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 Question 624486: John can have a piece of work done in 8days, james can work three times faster then john, peter can work five times faster than john. How many days will it take them to finish the work if they work together?Answer by Alan3354(30983)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!John can have a piece of work done in 8days, james can work three times faster then john, peter can work five times faster than john. How many days will it take them to finish the work if they work together? --------------- John does 1/8 of the work per day. James does 1/4 per day. Peter does 1/6 per day. --- Together they do 1/8 + 1/4 + 1/6 = 13/24 per day --> 24/13 days to do the work