Carol knits at a rate of how many sweaters per day

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Jodi can knit 4 sweaters in 9 days.   Together Jodi and Carol knit at a rate of 38 sweaters per every 45 days.  What is Carol’s work rate alone?  
 
Enter the numerator and the denominator of the answer as a fraction in lowest terms.
 
Carol knits at a rate of 
Feb 6th, 2015

Carol can knit 2 sweaters in 5 days  carols work rate alone = 2/5

Jodi's knitting rate = 4/9 Let carols knitting rate be x 

4/9 + x=38/45

x= 38/45 - 4/9

x= 2/5

Carol can knit 2 sweaters in 5 days 


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