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

Leslie can do a certain job in 6 weeks. Kris can do the same job in 5 weeks.

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