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


Alone, Kris can do a certain job in 26 weeks. When Kris and Joe work together, they can finish the same job in 8 weeks.

How long would it take Joe to do the job alone?


weeks