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

Lee can do a certain job in 5 years. Juan can do the same job in 6 years.

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