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Why is the Mathematician So Messy? (Math Chat)

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Author:Frank Morgan, MAA Online
Description: 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)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles, Articles, Humor
Math Topics: Equations

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