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


Henry can do a certain job in 7 months. Juan can do the same job in 5 months.

Henry and Juan work together to complete the same job. However, Henry starts working 4 months after Juan starts to work. How many months will it take for them to complete the job once Juan starts to work?


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