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

Thadeus can do a certain job in 11 days. Mark can do the same job in 7 days.

Thadeus and Mark work together to complete the same job. However, Thadeus starts working 1 days after Mark starts to work. How many days will it take for them to complete the job once Mark starts to work?