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

George can do a certain job in 7 weeks. Frank can do the same job in 11 weeks.

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