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


Henry can do a certain job in 9 days. Leslie can do the same job in 10 days.

Henry and Leslie work together to complete the same job. However, Henry starts working 5 days after Leslie starts to work. How many days will it take for them to complete the job once Leslie starts to work?


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