Renee can sew a 25-square-foot quilt in 16 hours. Genera can sew the same size quilt in 12 hours. Ho

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Renee can sew a 25-square-foot quilt in 16 hours. Genera can sew the same size quilt in 12 hours. How long would it take them to sew the quilt working together?

Jul 10th, 2015

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16 hours, because while Renee is sewing, Genera can finish her job too.

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Jul 10th, 2015

there isnt an answer for 16 hours 

Jul 10th, 2015

If they work together the the will able to saw an area of ( 25/16 + 25/12 ) quilt per hour

= 1.5625 + 2.083

= 3.6455

For sewing 25 sq feet, it will take 25/ 3.6455 = 6.85 hours 

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