Trent can deliver his newspapers in 30 minutes. It takes Lois 20 minutes to do the same route....

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Trent can deliver his newspapers in 30 minutes. It takes Lois 20 minutes to do the same route. How long would it take them to deliver the newspapers if they worked together?

Forming a Simple Equation

The work done by one person can be calculated per unit time, i.e the amount of word done in one minute.

After forming the equations, we can figure out the time taken to do the work together

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Let the total amount of newspapers to be delivered be N.

Trent delivers N newspapers in 30 minutes, hence the number of newspapers he delivers in 1...

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