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

Lee can do a certain job in 11 days. Joe can do the same job in 9 days.

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