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

Alone, Thadeus can do a certain job in 8 days. When Thadeus and Joe work together, they can finish the same job in 6 days.

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