Painters 4

One painter will do the job for 12 days. After a 4 1/3 day he comes second to help him and complete work together for 8 days. How long would work the second painter himself?

Result

x =  11 d

Solution:


x*8/12+(8-(4+1/3)) = x

4x = 44

x = 11

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