# SOLUTION: It takes a computer 8 days to print all of the letters for a sweepstakes. A new computer is purchased that can do the same job in 5 days. How long would it take both computers work

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 Question 153070: It takes a computer 8 days to print all of the letters for a sweepstakes. A new computer is purchased that can do the same job in 5 days. How long would it take both computers working on it.Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!8*5/(8+5)=40/13=3.077 hours to print the letters working together.