Delayed Start Work Word Problems
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Answer the following work problem. Report your answer to the nearest tenth of a day.

Tammy can do a certain job in 5 days. Mary can do the same job in 6 days.

Tammy and Mary work together to complete the same job. However, Tammy starts working 3 days after Mary starts to work. How many days will it take for them to complete the job once Mary starts to work?