# SOLUTION: Working together, paul and daniel can pick forty bushels of apples in 4.95 hrs. Had he done it alone it would have taken daniel 9 hrs. How long would it take paul to do it alone?

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 Question 627327: Working together, paul and daniel can pick forty bushels of apples in 4.95 hrs. Had he done it alone it would have taken daniel 9 hrs. How long would it take paul to do it alone?Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ``` Hi, Working together, paul and daniel can pick forty bushels of apples in 4.95 hrs. Had he done it alone it would have taken daniel 9 hrs. How long would it take paul to do it alone? Question states*** PER hour Key 1/9 + 1/x = 1/4.95 |Multiplying thru by so as all denominators = 1 4.95x + 9*4.95 = 9x ```