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

Thadeus can do a certain job in 10 weeks. Sue can do the same job in 6 weeks.

Thadeus and Sue work together to complete the same job. However, Thadeus starts working 2 weeks after Sue starts to work. How many weeks will it take for them to complete the job once Sue starts to work?