Why is the Mathematician So Messy? (Math Chat)
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|Frank Morgan, MAA Online|
|A physicist and a mathematician can clean a house in 6 hours; an engineer and the mathematician in 3 hours; and the physicist and the engineer in 1 hour and 12 minutes. How long would it take the physicist alone?|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Problems/Puzzles, Articles, Humor|
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