# The Workers Problem

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A standard problem in high-school algebra is to determine how long it will take several workers to complete a job if the individual times required to complete the job are known.

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Contributed by: Marc Brodie (July 2019)

(Benedictine University Mesa)

Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA

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If the individual workers can complete the job in the times , , … , then the group can complete the job in a time ,

where .

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